An Executive Chef with Food Preparation skills earns an average salary of $55,140 per year.

$37,938 - $82,527
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $55,140
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$11.32 - $22.69
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,938 - $82,527  
   
Bonus
$980 - $12,188  
Profit Sharing
$0.79 - $12,080  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$35,264 - $84,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,439
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.32 - $22.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $5.24  
Overtime
$8.70 - $32.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$980 - $12,188  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.79 - $12,080  
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).
)
$35,264 - $84,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,124

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Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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