Entry-Level Kitchen Chef Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Kitchen Chef is $11.25 per hour. A skill in Order Inventory is associated with high pay for this job.

$19,510 - $58,978
$20K
$35K
$59K
MEDIAN: $35,140
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50%
90%

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$8.69 - $15.27
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.47
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,510 - $58,978  
   
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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$18,766 - $42,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.69 - $15.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.07  
Overtime
$12.09 - $23.12  
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).
)
$18,766 - $42,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251

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Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries

Order Inventory
▲14%

National Average
$26,000

Menu Planning
▼1%


cooking
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 69%
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