The average salary for a Sous Chef with People Management skills is $40,434 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.

$29,813 - $52,561
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,434
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$11.31 - $18.77
(Median)
$11
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,813 - $52,561  
   
Bonus
$484.49 - $5,137  
Profit Sharing
$1.14 - $4,041  
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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$27,220 - $51,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 824
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.31 - $18.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.19  
Overtime
$16.36 - $28.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$484.49 - $5,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.14 - $4,041  
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).
)
$27,220 - $51,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 385
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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,474

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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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