The average pay for a Chef Assistant is $10.91 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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$19,219 - $51,335
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MEDIAN: $30,817
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Chef Assistant Total Pay (?
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$8.67 - $15.77
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,219 - $51,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
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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$18,386 - $41,031  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.67 - $15.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.31  
Overtime
$9.62 - $22.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
   
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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$18,386 - $41,031  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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Experience Affects Chef Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 52%
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