Head Chef in Rochester, New York Salary

A Head Chef in Rochester, New York earns an average wage of $15.16 per hour.

$13.27 - $15.77
$15
MEDIAN: $14.97
50%

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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $14.97
Overtime $22.23
Annual Data $0$69K
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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$25,168 - $69,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Head Chef

Head chefs work in restaurants, cafeterias, catering companies, bakeries, and many other other places which serve food. These chefs are generally expected to specialize in the particular cuisines served by their employers in order to prepare and cook food, often with the help of other chefs, and present it in an attractive manner. In some positions, head chefs may also be responsible for creating and modifying the menu or setting prices for selections.

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Head Chef Tasks

  • Manage kitchen operation including food purchases and preparation, record keeping, quality standards, and sanitation.
  • Train employees in cooking methods, plate presentations, portions, and cost control.

About Rochester, New York

Monroe County, New York
209,808
Male:
100,135 (47.7%)
Female:
109,673 (52.3%)
Rochester (/ˈrɒtʃᵻstər/ or /ˈrɒˌtʃɛstər/) is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in the western portion of the U.S. state of New York, and the seat of Monroe County. The city's population (210,565) was the state's third largest — after New York City and Buffalo — at the time of the 2010 census. Rochester is the center of a larger metropolitan area that encompasses and extends beyond Monroe County, and comprises Genesee County, Livingston County, Ontario County, Orleans County and Wayne County. This area, which is part of the Western New York region, had a population of 1,079,671 at the time of the 2010 Census. A Census estimate of July 1, 2012, raised that number to 1,082,284. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, and rose to prominence as the site of many flour mills along the Genesee River, and then as a major hub of manufacturing. Several of the...
Rochester:
$31,946
New York:
$60,850
$790
Rochester:
$76,900
New York:
$293,500
8.7%

Head Chef Job Listings

Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Food Preparation
▲1%

Order Inventory
▼0%

People Management
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 67%