Browse Categories

Culinary Chef Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -
Follow Us On:
follow us on twitter    linkedin  
Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

We found 11 pages that closely match Culinary Chef:

Pastry chefs generally work in the baking department in a food service operation such as a restaurant, hotel, catering company or pastry shop. They may also work off-site for catering functions or they may have the responsibility of delivering of goods such as wedding cakes. Pastry chefs' duties include, ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,414
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
The job of executive chefs is to share their knowledge and experience with employees under them, delegate tasks, and ensure the quality of all food produced in their kitchens. An executive chef needs expert culinary knowledge and insight into how to run a kitchen. They must also be knowledgeable of needed ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$37K
$55K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,881
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Executive Chef - Compass Group , salaries: $41,341 - $77,090
Executive Chef - Sodexo, Inc. , salaries: $44,122 - $73,047
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
Kitchen chefs prepare foods for other people. They work in both the private and public sectors. When kitchen chefs work in the private sector, they often work for restaurants, entertainment venues, cruise ships and large corporations. Kitchen chefs are also needed in the public sector, including schools ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$53K
MEDIAN: $35,286
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied ImageHighly satisfied
Hotel chefs normally manage the kitchen inside a hotel restaurant, and they are also in charge of determining which items are available for room service and how they will be presented. Because many hotels also include banquet or meeting facilities, the hotel chef also ensures the kitchen can skillfully ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$74K
MEDIAN: $41,999
10%
50%
90%
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$18K
$31K
$54K
MEDIAN: $30,588
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
The position of Sous Chef requires prime management skills and the ability to control the kitchen before, during, and after every service. The Sous Chef is in charge of a majority of the kitchen staff and must be able to manage the kitchen operations on a day-to-day basis. This person is in charge ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,084
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Sous Chef - Bon Appetit Management Company , salaries: $36,380 - $40,000
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied ImageHighly satisfied
Head chefs/cooks are responsible for overseeing the quality of food as it leaves the kitchen. They must ensure that their kitchens meet the health standards set in place by governmental agencies. Additionally, they are responsible for making sure that other kitchen personnel follow food safety guidelines ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$53K
MEDIAN: $36,022
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied ImageHighly satisfied
Personal chefs prepare meals for individuals, families, and sometimes businesses. They can be hired to serve smaller or larger groups, but they generally work in a setting that is more intimate than a restaurant kitchen. Personal chefs work in a kitchen and require a variety of kitchen appliances and ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$22K
$40K
$80K
MEDIAN: $40,340
10%
50%
90%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
The Head Chef plays one of the most important roles in the restaurant industry. Head Chefs must have extensive knowledge of the food their restaurant prepares, as well as the ability to implement quality new menu items. They must also possess the managerial skills required to run a kitchen and the ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,280
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied ImageHighly satisfied
Executive pastry chefs work in bakeries and manage the creation of baked goods; they may work in stand-alone bakeries, at catering companies, or in restaurants or hotels. As executives, they may be primarily responsible for overseeing other chefs, but also for lending a direct hand in baking. Executive ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$78K
MEDIAN: $50,129
10%
50%
90%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
In finer dining restaurants, the chef de cuisine is in charge of all kitchen operations from creating the menu to overseeing product and prep work to creating and conducting the final examination of plates to be sent out to guests. The chef typically has one or more assistant chefs (sous chefs) to assist ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,910
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Chef de Cuisine - Aramark , salaries: $53,458 - $67,436
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied ImageHighly satisfied

Culinary Chef Job Listings

Search for more jobs: