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Sous Chef Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

With slightly less than three-fifths of Sous Chefs in Boston, Mass. reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Sous Chefs in Boston is $45K per year and can range from $31K on the lower end to $56K per year near the higher end. Men account for the majority of Boston Sous Chefs who responded to the questionnaire — 83 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by about one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,546 - $57,205
(Median)
$36K
$45K
$57K
MEDIAN: $44,698
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$9.14 - $24.66
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$35,546 - $57,205  
   
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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$30,848 - $55,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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 (?
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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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$30,848 - $55,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


Boston Sous Chefs with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $38K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $44K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $47K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $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 12%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 13%

People Management
up arrow 9%

Training
up arrow 5%

Food Preparation
up arrow 4%

Order Inventory
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

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
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 28%
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