Executive Chef with People Management Skills Salary

Executive Chefs with People Management skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than three-fourths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $56K per year, but may range from $38K to $85K per year. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though the particular city and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. The vast majority of Executive Chefs with People Management skills (87 percent) who took the survey are men. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Executive Chefs with People Management skills is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,484 - $83,125
$39K
$56K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,458
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$12.83 - $24.12
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$24
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$0$86K
Salary $39,484 - $83,125
Bonus $764 - $14,132
Profit Sharing $7,400
Commission $2,500
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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$37,892 - $86,089
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,078
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.83 - $24.12
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $1.66
Overtime $14.19 - $35.03
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $764 - $14,132
Commission $2,500
Profit Sharing $7,400
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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$37,892 - $86,089
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

Executive Chef Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Chef


Dominating the field, Compass Group, Sodexo, Inc., Aramark, Holiday Retirement Corporation, and Hilton Worldwide are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Executive Chefs with People Management skills. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Darden Restaurant Group offers the most; Executive Chefs with People Management skills earn $84K on average there. Aramark Corporation, Clubcorp, Inc, and Hilton Corporation also offer top salaries for Executive Chefs with People Management skills. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $70K, $70K, and $66K, respectively.

Employees at Morrison Healthcare, Holiday Retirement Corporation, and Aramark can also expect below-average earnings of $47K, $51K, and $52K.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef

Pay by Experience for an Executive Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 129 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 291 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 625 salaries. An Executive Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 378 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,626

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

For Executive Chefs with People Management skills, busy Cleveland offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Executive Chefs with People Management skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+39 percent), Chicago (+38 percent), Boston (+36 percent), and Washington (+31 percent). The lowest-paying market is Baltimore, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Seattle and 3 percent less in Orlando, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 273 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 273 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 33%