A Sous Chef earns an average salary of £20,840 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£15,663 - £28,305
£16K
£21K
£28K
MEDIAN: £21,300
10%
50%
90%
£6.55 - £10.10
£6
£8
£10
MEDIAN: £8.09
10%
50%
90%
£0£28K
Salary £15,663 - £28,305
Bonus £0.00 - £3,964
Profit Sharing £525
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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£14,791 - £26,956
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 653
Hourly Data £0£18
Hourly Rate £6.55 - £10.10
Hourly Tips £0.00 - £1.37
Overtime £5.62 - £18.26
Annual Data £0£26K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,964
Profit Sharing £525
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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£14,791 - £26,956
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 355

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 Pay By Employer

$0$65K

Compass Group
41 profiles
$45,164

Sodexo, Inc.
31 profiles
$33,865

Hilton Worldwide
16 profiles
$40,974

$43,092

$45,666

$41,701

$47,595

$38,000

Nordstrom, Inc.
6 profiles
$48,454

Aramark
6 profiles
$32,183

Common Career Paths for Sous Chef


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Sous Chef Job Listings

Popular Skills for Sous Chef

Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

Pay by Experience for a Sous Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Sous Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 200 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sous Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤20,000 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Sous Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 179 salaries. A Sous Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £19,790

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

Sous Chef Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sous Chef?

Sous Chef in Ipswich:
"Catering is awful."
Pros: Other chefs become your family.
Cons: Hours pay treated like a piece of craps.

Sous Chef in Canterbury:
"Very Rewarding, But Hard And Stressful."
Pros: Being able to please people, and working with food.
Cons: Long unsocial hours, hard work, low pay. No perks.

Sous Chef in Hampshire:
"Strees."
Pros: Staff (friends at work) looks a family to me.
Cons: Be discriminated by boss and managers.

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Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
₤20,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries


National Average
₤20,000



sous chef
▼9%

cooking
▼11%

People Management
▼14%

Organizing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%