Chef Average Salary

Chef Total Pay (?
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$19,642 - $65,316
(Median)
20K
35K
65K
MEDIAN: $35,498
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50%
90%

Chef is most closely related to Kitchen Chef

Kitchen chefs prepare foods for their establishment's diners. They may work for private institutions such as restaurants, entertainment venues, cruise ships and large corporations, as well as public institutions such as schools and public hospitals. Tasks performed by kitchen chefs include planning the ...
Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$20K
$27K
$44K
MEDIAN: $27,169
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Kitchen Chef - Sodexo, Inc. , hourly rate: $13.21
Kitchen Chef - Burger King Corporation , hourly rate: $8.10
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The following jobs also closely match Chef

Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$39K
$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $57,632
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Executive Chef - Sodexo, Inc. , salaries: $41,127 - $75,372
Executive Chef - Compass Group , salaries: $39,890 - $83,810
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Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Head Chef/Cook - Aramark , hourly rate: $13.88
Head Chef/Cook - Sodexo, Inc. , hourly rate: $15.00
Job Satisfaction
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Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$30K
$41K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,521
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Sous Chef - Compass Group , salaries: $36,975 - $51,967
Sous Chef - Hilton Worldwide , salaries: $39,548
Job Satisfaction
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Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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(Median)
$30K
$44K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,149
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Head Chef - Sekisui , salaries: $31,685
Head Chef - The Walt Disney Company , salaries: $67,000
Job Satisfaction
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Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Pastry Chef - Hy-Vee, Inc. , hourly rate: $14.13
Pastry Chef - Whole Foods Market, Inc. , hourly rate: $13.75
Job Satisfaction
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