For Mid-Career Chef de Cuisines, yearly average wages total $49K annually. Male Mid-Career Chef de Cuisines are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but just over a half have medical insurance, and more than two-fifths have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,012 - $65,284
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $49,242
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$9.82 - $19.40
(Median)
$9
$16
$19
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,012 - $65,284  
   
Bonus
$974 - $10,137  
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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$33,600 - $66,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $19.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$14.30 - $26.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$974 - $10,137  
   
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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$33,600 - $66,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Skills That Affect Chef de Cuisine Salaries

Menu Planning
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People Management
0%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$48,000

Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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