Average Head Chef Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$38,794
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The average salary for a Head Chef in St. Louis, Missouri is $38,794.
25%
$33k
MEDIAN
$39k
75%
$41k
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$33k - $41k
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$21k - $46k

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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 Order Inventory and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Menu Planning, People Management and 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 $40,494 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Head Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $0 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Head Chef in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 54.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (31.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (30.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Mid Career
58.3%
Experienced
41.7%

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