The average Mid-Career Chef de Cuisine earns approximately $49K per year. Most Mid-Career Chef de Cuisines report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Mid-Career Chef de Cuisines survey respondents are men (77 percent). Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than half lack any form of coverage — but a little more than half have medical insurance, and more than a third have dental, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,810 - $65,011
$35K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $49,068
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$9.77 - $19.52
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MEDIAN: $15.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,810 - $65,011  
   
Bonus
$977 - $10,850  
Profit Sharing
$3,669  
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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$33,137 - $66,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $19.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$14.30 - $26.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$977 - $10,850  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,669  
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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$33,137 - $66,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Key Stats for Chef de Cuisine

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
058
5-9 years
59%
10-19 years
41%
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Skills That Affect Chef de Cuisine Salaries

Menu Planning
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Operations Management
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People Management
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National Average
$48,000

Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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