Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Pay for Sous Chefs in Boston, Mass. sits in the ballpark of $48K per year. Though the majority of Boston Sous Chefs do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. While slightly less than a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a little less than one-half have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,191 - $66,543
$37K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,846
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$37,525 - $66,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

Pay by Experience for a Sous Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Sous Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sous Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Sous Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 6 salaries. A Sous Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲24%

National Average
$48,000

▼5%

Late-Career
▼15%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

People Management
▲9%


Inventory Control
▲5%

Training
▲5%


Inventory Management
▼0%

Operations Management
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Menu Planning
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%