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Sous Chef Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

With slightly less than three-fifths of Sous Chefs in Boston reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $31K to $57K per year and averages out to $45K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Sous Chefs in Boston, Mass. are male. Although the greater part have medical coverage and approximately half have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$35,953 - $56,827
(Median)
$36K
$45K
$57K
MEDIAN: $44,698
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90%

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$9.14 - $24.66
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$35,953 - $56,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$30,953 - $56,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$10.50 - $25.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
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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$30,953 - $56,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts

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


Sous Chefs in Boston, Mass. with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $38K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $44K. Boston Sous Chefs who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $49K.

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Experience Affects Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%



National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 12%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Food Preparation
up arrow 4%

Order Inventory
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Inventory Control
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National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%