The average pay for an Entry-Level Kitchen Chef is $11.11 per hour.

$19,540 - $57,338
$20K
$35K
$57K
MEDIAN: $34,798
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$8.52 - $15.00
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,540 - $57,338  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $8,877  
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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$18,531 - $40,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.52 - $15.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.11  
Overtime
$11.84 - $21.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $8,877  
   
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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$18,531 - $40,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 247

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Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
070
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries

Menu Planning
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National Average
$26,000

Food Preparation
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cooking
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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