C$57,367
Avg. Salary
C$20.44
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$4,922

Bonus

C$4,500

Profit Sharing

C$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Chef is C$20.44 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Chef is C$57,367 per year.

C$15.00
10%
C$20.44
50%
C$28.55
90%
MEDIAN C$20.44
C$42k
10%
C$57k
50%
C$80k
90%
MEDIAN C$57,367
C$41,992 - C$80,106
C$42K
C$57K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$57,367
10%
50%
90%
C$15.00 - C$28.55
C$15
C$20
C$29
MEDIAN: C$20.44
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$41,992 - C$80,106
Bonus C$1,025 - C$12,255
Profit Sharing C$993 - C$15,101
Commission C$5,000
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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C$40,149 - C$82,106
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 676
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$15.00 - C$28.55
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$4.85
Overtime C$1.55 - C$48.48
Annual Data C$0C$82K
Bonus C$1,025 - C$12,255
Commission C$5,000
Profit Sharing C$993 - C$15,101
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).
)
C$40,149 - C$82,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

Job Description for Executive Chef

The job of executive chefs is to share their knowledge and experience with employees under them, delegate tasks, and ensure the quality of all food produced in their kitchens. An executive chef needs expert culinary knowledge and insight into how to run a kitchen. They must also be knowledgeable of needed kitchen equipment and able to track inventory. Those working under the executive chef must be able to follow the executive chef’s orders; that means an executive chef must train his or her team in accordance with what the kitchen needs.

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Executive Chef Tasks
  • Develop menus, special dishes and supervise food preparation.
  • Oversee back of house labor percentages and budgets, cost of goods sold and other expenses.
  • Manage all food and beverage operations, quality and related costs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef

Pay by Experience for an Executive Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 243 salaries. An Executive Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 171 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: C$56,743

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Executive Chef Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Chef?

Executive Chef in Whistler:
Pros: Snow
Cons: No staff

Executive Chef in Mount Pearl:
"Noice."
Pros: good people and pay
Cons: not amazing opportunities

Executive Chef in Picton:
"Not all year around."
Pros: We are surrounded by local produce.
Cons: Not year around work.

Executive Chef in Fernie:
"There is no structured budget, there is no perks or bonus."
Get all directives in writing. Follow through with all directives. Manage time efffectivly. Do not let the job rule your personal/family time. Take your time off. Hire the best quality staff you can within set pay scales. Produce the best quality product with the resources available.

Executive Chef in Cambridge:
"Difference in work."
Carefully balance the relationships between yourself and front line staff. Delegate when necessary. Job entails extensively more paperwork/desk job work than Sous chef/Executive Sous Chef roles. Work Balanced.

Executive Chef in Fort McMurray:
"Lots of stress."
Train your staff properly and lots of mentoring.

Executive Chef in Toronto:
Don't necessarily follow current food trends, follow your demographics, not everything is a trend everywhere for everyone.

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Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
39%

Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

▲5%

National Average
C$57,000

▼1%

▼5%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

National Average
C$57,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 39%