Sous Chef Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Sous Chefs in Boston, Mass. are often veterans in their line of work, with just under three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $45K per year on average but can range from $31K to $56K per year. Although the greater part have medical coverage and close to one-half have dental coverage, approximately one in four claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Boston Sous Chefs is high. The vast majority (84 percent) of Sous Chefs in Boston who answered the questionnaire are male. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,742 - $57,252

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$9.14 - $24.66

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Salary
$36,742 - $57,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
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$31,131 - $56,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$10.50 - $25.75  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
   
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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$31,131 - $56,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Boston Sous Chefs who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $48K.

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Experience Affects Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 8%


National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 12%

People Management
up arrow 11%

Inventory Management
up arrow 8%

Food Preparation
up arrow 6%

Order Inventory
up arrow 5%

Training
up arrow 5%

Inventory Control
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 26%
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