Chef Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Chef Assistant is $11.12 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Chef Assistant Total Pay (?
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$18,460 - $48,322
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MEDIAN: $30,458
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Chef Assistant Total Pay (?
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$8.71 - $16.11
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,460 - $48,322  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
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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$18,418 - $40,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.71 - $16.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.89  
Overtime
$9.45 - $22.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
   
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).
)
$18,418 - $40,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Job Description for Chef Assistant
  • Estimate the amount and kind of food to be purchased, taking into account the nature of the function and the number of guests.
  • Plan, budget, provision and maintain inventory.
  • Purchase, verify quality and quantity of food and kitchen supplies required for daily activities and various functions.
  • Assist in the planning of the menu and in the preparation of the meals for varying sized groups.
  • Clean and/or insure the sanitary conditions and operating order of kitchen appliances, equipment, food storage areas and the kitchen itself.

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Experience Affects Chef Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 52%
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