Personal Chef Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Personal Chef is $19.98 per hour.
Personal Chef Total Pay (?
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$21,600 - $81,626
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,513
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Personal Chef Total Pay (?
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$10.05 - $48.37
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$21,600 - $81,626  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,026  
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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$21,149 - $87,520  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 546
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $48.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $9.79  
Overtime
$6.93 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,026  
   
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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$21,149 - $87,520  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 546
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Job Description for Personal Chef

Personal chefs prepare meals for individuals, families, and sometimes businesses. They can be hired to serve smaller or larger groups, but they generally work in a setting that is more intimate than a restaurant kitchen. Personal chefs work in a kitchen and require a variety of kitchen appliances and culinary tools to prepare meals for the client.
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Personal Chef Tasks
  • Prepare meals using safe techniques.
  • Shop for food supplies.
  • Plan menu based on clients' specific requirements.
  • Clean kitchen when cooking is complete.

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Chef

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 60%
Los Angeles
up arrow 32%
National Average
$42,000
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
Portland
up arrow 21%
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Experience Affects Personal Chef Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 70%
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