Executive Chef in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Executive Chef in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $77,126 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$48,857 - $122,554
$49K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,115
10%
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Salary $48,857 - $122,554
Bonus $507 - $29,590
Total Pay (?
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$48,040 - $131,764
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Executive Chef

The job of executive chefs is to share their knowledge and experience with employees under them, delegate tasks, and ensure the quality of all food produced in their kitchens. An executive chef needs expert culinary knowledge and insight into how to run a kitchen. They must also be knowledgeable of needed kitchen equipment and able to track inventory. Those working under the executive chef must be able to follow the executive chef’s orders; that means an executive chef must train his or her team in accordance with what the kitchen needs.

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Executive Chef Tasks

  • Develop menus, special dishes and supervise food preparation.
  • Oversee back of house labor percentages and budgets, cost of goods sold and other expenses.
  • Manage all food and beverage operations, quality and related costs.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Executive Chef Job Listings

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$81,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

National Average
$81,000

Product Development
▼2%

Menu Planning
▼3%

Training
▼3%







Inventory Control
▼12%

Order Inventory
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 24%