Average Sous Chefs in Boston make around $48K per year. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and around one in three have dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Boston Sous Chefs far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,745 - $64,429
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$38K
$48K
$64K
MEDIAN: $47,805
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $38K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $45K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Boston Sous Chefs who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Sous Chefs in Boston report making only $48K on average.

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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000

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

People Management
up arrow 11%

Order Inventory
up arrow 6%

Food Preparation
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Inventory Control
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
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Menu Planning
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National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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