Average Mid-Career Head Chef Salary in New York, New York

$61,314
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$5,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Head Chef in New York, New York is $61,314.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$99k
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$41k - $99k
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$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$37k - $90k

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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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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 $56,201 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Head Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,849 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,800.
Employees with Head Chef in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Florida (40.1% less), St. Louis, Missouri (34.0% less) and Portland, Oregon (29.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
26.7%
Experienced
48.9%
Late Career
24.4%

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