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. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Mid-Career Sous Chefs report high levels of job satisfaction. More than two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and roughly two in five claim dental coverage as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,870 - $54,532
$30K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,216
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$11.57 - $18.72
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MEDIAN: $14.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,870 - $54,532  
   
Bonus
$409.63 - $7,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$27,385 - $52,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 678
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $18.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.21  
Overtime
$16.27 - $27.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$409.63 - $7,000  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$27,385 - $52,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 382

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Compass Group, Hilton Worldwide, Sodexo, Inc., Bon Appetit Management Company, and Marriott International, Inc. are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Sous Chefs in this area. The biggest paychecks can be found at Marriott International, Inc. — the median salary there is $46K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,679

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Sous Chefs, 31 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Sous Chefs will also find cushy salaries in New York (+28 percent), Atlanta (+18 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and San Diego (+17 percent). Minneapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Cleveland (10 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 43%
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