Entry-Level Executive Chef Salary

Entry-Level Executive Chefs can expect to earn an average of $49K annually. Most Entry-Level Executive Chefs report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and approximately one-half have dental, too. Most Entry-Level Executive Chefs survey respondents are men (74 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,334 - $71,653
$34K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,549
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$9.42 - $21.54
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$0$71K
Salary $34,334 - $71,653
Bonus $511 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $10,000
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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$27,979 - $70,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 332
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.42 - $21.54
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.24
Overtime $8.41 - $36.70
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $511 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $10,000
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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$27,979 - $70,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

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Executive Chef Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Chef in Lancaster:
Bring passion to your job, love teaching new cooks, be responsible and dedicated and no matter how pretty your food is, if you can't make money off of it, you won't have a job long.

Executive Chef in Columbia:
Work hard to gain the respect from your employees; that will help you to grow to become a great chef.

Executive Chef in Grand Rapids:
"How stressful it was."
Get your compensation in writing.

Executive Chef in Sacramento:
Be organized and dedicated and except failure and criticize..

Executive Chef in Exeter:
"Step Process."
As an Executive Chef you will fail and fail again. It is what you take from those apparent failures and do with them that matters. Remember to stay the course and keep at it, it will take many steps to accomplish anything.

Executive Chef in West Palm Beach:
"Organization and dedication."
To be organized, I.e. Have check lists of all purchasing items as well as daily prep lists for cooks and assistant cooks. Be prepare to work long hours in the beginning.

Executive Chef in Columbia:
"Rewarding career just not financially."
Learn and grow as quickly as u can with out sacrificing your morals.

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
38%
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Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

Organizational Development
▲11%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

Menu Planning
▼3%

Inventory Control
▼4%

Training
▼4%

People Management
▼5%

Operations Management
▼7%

Inventory Management
▼8%

Order Inventory
▼8%


Product Development
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 38%
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