Mid-Career Sous Chef Salary

Those pursuing careers as Mid-Career Sous Chefs may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $40K per year. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Mid-Career Sous Chefs far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,812 - $51,643
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,519
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.67 - $18.15
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,812 - $51,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,351  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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).
)
$26,772 - $51,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,080
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $18.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.56  
Overtime
$13.98 - $26.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,351  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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).
)
$26,772 - $51,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 492
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Sous Chef Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Sous Chef


Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,309

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Sous Chefs, location is an influential factor in determining pay. American cities to the east — New York, Washington, and Boston — all offer salaries upward of the national average; in fact, these names represent the highest-paid cities for Mid-Career Sous Chefs in the country. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Denver, 15 percent below the national average. Workers in Austin and Orlando earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 2%

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

Menu Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Food Preparation
up arrow 2%

sous chef
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 224 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 41%
ADVERTISEMENT