Private Chef Salary (United States)

A Private Chef earns an average salary of $61,712 per year.
Private Chef Total Pay (?
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$34,197 - $127,955
(Median)
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94K
130K
MEDIAN: $61,712
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Private Chef Total Pay (?
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$13.00 - $49.13
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49
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,197 - $127,955  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $7,340  
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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$31,054 - $125,579  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $49.13  
   
Overtime
$25.43 - $49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $7,340  
   
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).
)
$31,054 - $125,579  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Job Description for Private Chef

  • Shop for ingredients and supplies.
  • Prepare, serve and clean up after meals.
  • Plan weekly menus.
  • Travel with clients to different residences and destinations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Private Chef

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

Private Chef Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Private Chef in Richmond:
"Proceed With Caution."
The family you work for can suck you into there private lives blurring the lines of professionalism. It's easy to get consumed in the identity of your employer and forget your own. The job can be very demanding, with long periods of time with days off. It can be very stressful as demands are random. There are great perks. You become family.

Experience Affects Private Chef Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 55%
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