£22,081
Avg. Salary
£8.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,500

Bonus

£525

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sous Chef is £8.31 per hour.

The average pay for a Sous Chef is £22,081 per year.

10%
£6.88
10%
£8.31
50%
£10.26
90%
90%
MEDIAN £8.31
10%
£16k
10%
£22k
50%
£29k
90%
90%
MEDIAN £22,081
£16,245 - £28,960
£16K
£22K
£29K
MEDIAN: £22,081
10%
50%
90%
£6.88 - £10.26
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MEDIAN: £8.31
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£0£28K
Salary £16,245 - £28,960
Bonus £291 - £4,600
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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£15,419 - £27,491
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 604
Hourly Data £0£19
Hourly Rate £6.88 - £10.26
Hourly Tips £0.00 - £1.34
Overtime £5.62 - £19.35
Annual Data £0£27K
Bonus £291 - £4,600
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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£15,419 - £27,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 360

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.

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

26%

National Average: £20,319

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 London:
"Diversity."
Pros: London food Diversity.
Cons: The traffic.

Sous Chef in LondonLondon:
"Good."
Pros: Lots to do. Good career opportunity.
Cons: Pollution. Long commute.

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.

Sous Chef in Leicester:
"Stress Levels and Extreme Hours"
Make sure you want it enough

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Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
84 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
₤20,000

▼2%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

National Average
₤20,000




sous chef
▼11%

cooking
▼13%

People Management
▼16%

Organizing
▼20%

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%