Sous Chef Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

With slightly less than three-fifths of Sous Chefs in Boston reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $31K to $56K per year and averages out to $46K per year. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 83 percent of Sous Chefs in Boston, Mass. are male. Most Boston Sous Chefs report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and roughly one-half have dental coverage, close to one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,672 - $57,440
(Median)
$37K
$46K
$57K
MEDIAN: $45,512
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$9.14 - $24.66
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$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$36,672 - $57,440  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
Total Pay (?
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$31,069 - $56,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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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$31,069 - $56,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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.


Boston Sous Chefs with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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. Sous Chefs in Boston see a median salary of $49K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Boston Sous Chefs who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%



National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 13%

People Management
up arrow 10%

Inventory Management
up arrow 8%

Food Preparation
up arrow 6%

Order Inventory
up arrow 5%

Training
up arrow 4%

Inventory Control
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National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 26%
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