Average Experienced Head Chef with Operations Management Skills Salary

$45,617
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$2,948
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The average salary for an Experienced Head Chef with Operations Management skills is $45,617.
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$46k
90%
$71k
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$34k - $71k
Bonus
$388 - $14k
Total Pay
$30k - $71k

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Job Description for Head Chef

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.

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Popular Skills for Head Chef

Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management, Order Inventory, People Management, Menu Planning and Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

An early career Head Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,629 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Head Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,841 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49,332.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Early Career
26.8%
Mid Career
40.8%
Late Career
32.4%

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