Mid-Career Executive Chef Salary

Mid-Career Executive Chefs can expect to earn an average of $52K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and close to one-half have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority of Mid-Career Executive Chefs (84 percent) who took the survey are men. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,269 - $77,722
$37K
$52K
$78K
MEDIAN: $52,047
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50%
90%

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$11.85 - $24.55
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.15
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$0$78K
Salary $37,269 - $77,722
Bonus $506 - $11,920
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $9,933
Commission $5,000
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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$35,164 - $78,738
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 765
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.85 - $24.55
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.64
Overtime $10.93 - $33.21
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $506 - $11,920
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $9,933
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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$35,164 - $78,738
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

Executive Chef Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,554

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

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Executive Chefs, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 40 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Executive Chefs can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Miami (+36 percent), New York (+19 percent), Phoenix (+18 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). Compared to the national average, Grand Rapids Mid-Career Executive Chefs have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Denver and Portland (4 percent lower).

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
46%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

Operations Management
▲1%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Training
▼1%

Menu Planning
▼2%

People Management
▼2%

Organizational Development
▼2%

Inventory Management
▼3%

Inventory Control
▼3%


Product Development
▼4%

Order Inventory
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 37%