The average salary for a Sous Chef with People Management skills is $40,685 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$29,900 - $52,223
$30K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,685
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$11.33 - $18.51
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MEDIAN: $14.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,900 - $52,223  
   
Bonus
$414.59 - $5,170  
Profit Sharing
$1.30 - $4,013  
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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$27,457 - $51,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 826
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $18.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.97  
Overtime
$16.33 - $27.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$414.59 - $5,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.30 - $4,013  
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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$27,457 - $51,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 411

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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,513

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Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 238 votes.
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Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 238 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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