Average Head Chef Salary in Ireland

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The average salary for a Head Chef in Ireland is €39,686.
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€28k - €50k

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Job Description for Head Chef

Head Chef Tasks
  • Manage kitchen operation including food purchases and preparation, record keeping, quality standards, and sanitation.
  • Train employees in cooking methods, plate presentations, portions, and cost control.

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Popular Skills for Head Chef

Skills in Food Preparation and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Order Inventory and Menu Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

An early career Head Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €36,488 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Head Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €35,740 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Head Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €39,321 based on 179 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €40,529.
Employees with Head Chef in their job title in Killarney, Kerry earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Wexford, Wexford (8.3% more) and Galway, Galway (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Limerick, Limerick (9.9% less), Waterford, Waterford (4.2% less) and Dublin, Dublin (0.9% less).

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