Sous Chef Salary

A Sous Chef earns an average salary of £19,893 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Chef (Opscode) is associated with high pay for this job.

£14,642 - £26,673
(Median)
£15K
£20K
£27K
MEDIAN: £19,893
10%
50%
90%

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£6.09 - £9.36
(Median)
£6
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£14,642 - £26,673  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,460  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,862 - £25,681  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 416
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.09 - £9.36  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.11 - £1.47  
Overtime
£6.02 - £13.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,460  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£13,862 - £25,681  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172

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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

Sous Chef Reviews

What is it like working as a Sous Chef?

Sous Chef in Canterbury:
"Very Rewarding, But Hard And Stressful."
Pros: Being able to please people, and working with food.
Cons: Long unsocial hours, hard work, low pay. No perks.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sous Chef in Bath:
"Don't become a chef unless you have no social life... "
Keep head strong and stay focused..

Related Job Salaries

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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

Chef (Opscode)
up arrow 26%

National Average
₤19,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 5%

cooking
up arrow 12%

Organizing
up arrow 14%

Food Preparation
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 90%