€38,551
Avg. Salary
€14.83
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Head Chef is €14.83 per hour.

The average pay for a Head Chef is €38,551 per year.

€11.54
10%
€14.83
50%
€19.51
90%
MEDIAN €14.83
€28k
10%
€39k
50%
€51k
90%
MEDIAN €38,551
€27,771 - €50,596
€28K
€39K
€51K
MEDIAN: €38,551
10%
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90%
€11.54 - €19.51
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MEDIAN: €14.83
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€0€50K
Salary €27,771 - €50,596
Bonus €493 - €7,946
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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€26,097 - €50,196
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 286
Hourly Data €0€28
Hourly Rate €11.54 - €19.51
Hourly Tips €0.00 - €2.25
Overtime €1.25 - €28.50
Annual Data €0€50K
Bonus €493 - €7,946
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).
)
€26,097 - €50,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 127

Job Description for Head Chef

Head chefs work in restaurants, cafeterias, catering companies, bakeries, and many other other places which serve food. These chefs are generally expected to specialize in the particular cuisines served by their employers in order to prepare and cook food, often with the help of other chefs, and present it in an attractive manner. In some positions, head chefs may also be responsible for creating and modifying the menu or setting prices for selections.

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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.

Head Chef Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €30,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €33,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Head Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €36,000 based on 226 salaries. A Head Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €38,000 based on 130 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: €35,611

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

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Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
€36,000

▼7%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries


National Average
€36,000




Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 94%