Median pay for Boston Sous Chefs lies in the neighborhood of $47K annually. Though the majority of Sous Chefs in Boston do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Most enjoy medical while slightly less than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $46,637
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $45K. Sous Chefs in Boston see a median salary of $53K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $41K.

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries


National Average
$48,000


Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

People Management
up arrow 12%

Order Inventory
up arrow 8%

Inventory Control
up arrow 6%

Training
up arrow 6%

Food Preparation
up arrow 5%

Menu Planning
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Inventory Management
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Operations Management
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National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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