An Entry-Level Sous Chef earns an average wage of C$14.72 per hour.

C$29,580 - C$48,399
C$30K
C$38K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$38,138
10%
50%
90%
C$11.82 - C$18.78
C$12
C$15
C$19
MEDIAN: C$14.75
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$29,580 - C$48,399
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,320
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$27,440 - C$45,473
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 145
Hourly Data C$0C$27
Hourly Rate C$11.82 - C$18.78
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$3.23
Overtime C$11.25 - C$27.31
Annual Data C$0C$45K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,320
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$27,440 - C$45,473
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 138

Job Description for Sous Chef

The position of Sous Chef requires prime management skills and the ability to control the kitchen before, during, and after every service. The Sous Chef is in charge of a majority of the kitchen staff and must be able to manage the kitchen operations on a day-to-day basis. This person is in charge of disciplining staff and, in some cases, terminating them. The Sous Chef also deals with quality control issues and has a major say in creating new menu items and updating older ones.

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Sous Chef Tasks

  • Assist management of food preparation, planning, and production.
  • Substitute for the executive chef or line cooks when off-duty or during staff shortages.
  • Supervise kitchen staff.

Sous Chef Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,990

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

Sous Chef Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sous Chef in Kingston:
"Priorities."
Balance work and personal, pick the appropriate plan for yourself.

Sous Chef in Pickering:
"Must Be Hard Working And Fast."
Must be hard working and fast on your feet all day, sometimes all night.

Sous Chef in Toronto:
"Spare Time."
I wish I had of known that I would be giving up my entire life to become a chef. I have realized over the past couple of years that I should have spent more time focusing on my life instead of my career. Make sure if you have friends at this point that you make an effort to see them any chance you get, no matter how tired you are. Your friends will only accept your excuses for so long before they stop calling you.

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
33%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

Menu Planning
▲9%


People Management
▼0%

National Average
C$36,000

Organizing
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 59%