Entry-Level Executive Chef Salary

Entry-Level Executive Chefs take home an average $49K annually. The majority of Entry-Level Executive Chefs claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by close to one-half. Male Entry-Level Executive Chefs are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,635 - $71,913
$35K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,652
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$9.45 - $21.39
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MEDIAN: $15.13
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$0$71K
Salary $34,635 - $71,913
Bonus $503 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $10,000
Commission $1,750
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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$27,919 - $71,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 338
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.45 - $21.39
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.04
Overtime $8.41 - $36.70
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $503 - $10,067
Commission $1,750
Profit Sharing $10,000
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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$27,919 - $71,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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Executive Chef Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Chef in Columbia:
Work hard to gain the respect from your employees; that will help you to grow to become a great chef.

Executive Chef in Grand Rapids:
"How stressful it was."
Get your compensation in writing.

Executive Chef in Sacramento:
Be organized and dedicated and except failure and criticize..

Executive Chef in Exeter:
"Step Process."
As an Executive Chef you will fail and fail again. It is what you take from those apparent failures and do with them that matters. Remember to stay the course and keep at it, it will take many steps to accomplish anything.

Executive Chef in West Palm Beach:
"Organization and dedication."
To be organized, I.e. Have check lists of all purchasing items as well as daily prep lists for cooks and assistant cooks. Be prepare to work long hours in the beginning.

Executive Chef in Columbia:
"Rewarding career just not financially."
Learn and grow as quickly as u can with out sacrificing your morals.

Executive Chef in West Palm Beach:
"Grass it not always greener."
Don`t be to hasty to change jobs.

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
38%
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Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

Organizational Development
▲11%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Menu Planning
▼3%

Inventory Control
▼3%

Training
▼4%

People Management
▼5%

Operations Management
▼6%

Inventory Management
▼7%

Order Inventory
▼8%

Product Development
▼9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 35%
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