A Sous Chef earns an average salary of £20,840 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£15,589 - £27,960
£16K
£21K
£28K
MEDIAN: £20,840
10%
50%
90%

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£6.43 - £9.88
£6
£8
£9
MEDIAN: £7.97
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£15,589 - £27,960  
   
Bonus
£295.90 - £4,663  
Total Pay (?
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£14,665 - £26,669  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.43 - £9.88  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.00 - £1.33  
Overtime
£4.89 - £20.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£295.90 - £4,663  
   
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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£14,665 - £26,669  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

Pay by Experience for a Sous Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Sous Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $17,000 based on 200 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sous Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Sous Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 179 salaries. A Sous Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £19,463

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Sous Chef Reviews

Q: 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.

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Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
₤19,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries



National Average
₤19,000


sous chef
▼8%

cooking
▼9%

People Management
▼13%

Organizing
▼17%

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%