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Chef Manager Salary

The average pay for a Chef Manager is $42,606 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
$31,262 - $56,027
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,605
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$11.37 - $25.40
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,262 - $56,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,819  
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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$30,020 - $55,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.37 - $25.40  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,819  
   
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).
)
$30,020 - $55,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Chef Manager

A chef manager works at a restaurant, cafeteria, catering company, hotel, or any other establishment that serves food. Since this is a management position, past management experience may have to be proven. It is also important to be able to show cooking skills and adequate job experience in the food service field.

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Chef Manager Tasks

  • Estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food.
  • Train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities.
  • Select and develop recipes.
  • Develop and be accountable for a safety culture that creates a work environment where no one gets hurt.
  • Standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chef Manager

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

Chef Manager Advice

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

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Experience Affects Chef Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%


National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Chef Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 3%

Food Preparation
0%

National Average
$42,000

Menu Planning
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 7%

People Management
up arrow 7%

Inventory Control
up arrow 7%

Order Inventory
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 27%