Executive Chef in Dallas, Texas Salary

Executive Chefs in Dallas are often veterans in their line of work, with just over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $55K annually on average but can range from $40K to $96K per year. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Executive Chefs in Dallas, Texas are male. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,732 - $77,032
$40K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,500
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$40,268 - $96,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef

Pay by Experience for an Executive Chef has a negative trend. An entry-level Executive Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 29 salaries. An Executive Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

Organizational Development
▲35%

Product Development
▲23%

Operations Management
▲22%

Budget Management
▲22%

Order Inventory
▲15%

People Management
▲6%

Inventory Control
▲6%

Menu Planning
▼0%

National Average
$56,000


Inventory Management
▼14%

Training
▼19%

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 31%