Kitchen Chef Salary with Food Preparation skills (United States)

The average rate for a Kitchen Chef with Food Preparation skills is $11.04 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Kitchen Chef with Food Preparation skills Total Pay (?
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$22,468 - $57,744
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33,000
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Kitchen Chef with Food Preparation skills Total Pay (?
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$8.25 - $14.55
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$22,468 - $57,744  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
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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$18,164 - $34,905  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.25 - $14.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.53  
Overtime
$12.57 - $22.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
   
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).
)
$18,164 - $34,905  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Chef with Food Preparation skills

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

Experience Affects Kitchen Chef with Food Preparation skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 62%
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