Average Head Chef Salary in Miami, Florida

$53,981
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Head Chef in Miami, Florida is $53,981.
25%
$49k
MEDIAN
$54k
75%
$61k
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$49k - $61k
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$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$28k - $61k

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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 in Menu Planning, People Management and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

A mid-career Head Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,874 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Head Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,981 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Head Chef in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (14.8% less), Seattle, Washington (9.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Mid Career
45.5%
Experienced
54.5%

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