Head Chef/Cook with Menu Planning Skills Salary

The average wage for a Head Chef/Cook with Menu Planning skills is $12.87 per hour.

$19,989 - $59,461
$20K
$35K
$59K
MEDIAN: $35,217
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$9.22 - $18.34
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MEDIAN: $12.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,989 - $59,461  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $18,383  
Profit Sharing
$3,800  
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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$19,965 - $47,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.22 - $18.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.08  
Overtime
$13.58 - $28.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$100.67 - $18,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,800  
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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$19,965 - $47,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 267

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef/Cook

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef/Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef/Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef/Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Head Chef/Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 149 salaries. A Head Chef/Cook with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 88 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 60%