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 $41K per year. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Mid-Career Sous Chefs who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, slightly more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and roughly two-fifths get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Mid-Career Sous Chefs enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,856 - $54,123
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$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,909
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$11.57 - $18.67
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MEDIAN: $14.65
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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.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,856 - $54,123  
   
Bonus
$479.71 - $5,381  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$27,255 - $52,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 679
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $18.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.24  
Overtime
$16.44 - $27.74  
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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$479.71 - $5,381  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$27,255 - $52,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 373
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Compass Group, Hilton Worldwide, Sodexo, Inc., Bon Appetit Management Company, and Marriott International, Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Mid-Career Sous Chefs. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Marriott International, Inc. offers the most; Mid-Career Sous Chefs earn $46K on average there.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,639

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Mid-Career Sous Chefs will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 31 percent. Mid-Career Sous Chefs will also find cushy salaries in New York (+28 percent), Atlanta (+18 percent), Boston (+18 percent), and San Diego (+17 percent). The lowest-paying market is Minneapolis, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Denver (9 percent less) and Cleveland (7 percent less).

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries





▲2%



National Average
$39,000


sous chef
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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