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Pantry Chef / Garde Manger Salary

Median pay for Pantry Chefs in the United States is around $10.16 per hour. Pay ranges from $8.29 per hour on the low end to $13.80 on the high end. Most Pantry Chefs report high levels of job satisfaction. Two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly less than a third collect dental insurance. Male Pantry Chefs are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$21,141 - $51,342
(Median)
$21K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,000
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$8.29 - $13.80
(Median)
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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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
$21,141 - $51,342  
   
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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$17,870 - $36,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.29 - $13.80  
   
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.
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$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).
)
$17,870 - $36,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $22K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $21K. Pantry Chefs see a median salary of $26K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $29K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 61%
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