Mid-Career Head Chef Salary

A Mid-Career Head Chef earns an average salary of $41,471 per year.

$26,847 - $61,481
$27K
$41K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,471
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$9.86 - $19.92
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$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,847 - $61,481  
   
Bonus
$242.40 - $6,234  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$24,849 - $57,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $19.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $6.81  
Overtime
$9.79 - $32.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$242.40 - $6,234  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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).
)
$24,849 - $57,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
5-9 years
66%
10-19 years
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Inventory Management
▲5%

People Management
▲2%

Menu Planning
▲1%

Order Inventory
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Food Preparation
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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