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Pantry Chef / Garde Manger Salary

Pantry Chefs in the United States take home an average $10.17 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $8.16 per hour, and the top verges on $13.81. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to roughly two-fifths, and just under a third earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$21,061 - $51,517
(Median)
$21K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,642
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$8.16 - $13.81
(Median)
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,061 - $51,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
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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$17,388 - $37,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.16 - $13.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.71  
Overtime
$10.30 - $25.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
   
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).
)
$17,388 - $37,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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Pay by Experience Level for Pantry Chef / Garde Manger

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $21K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $21K. Pantry Chefs who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $26K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $29K on average.

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Experience Affects Pantry Chef / Garde Manger Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 59%
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