Average Head Chef Salary in Denver, Colorado

$40,000
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$3,250
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The average salary for a Head Chef in Denver, Colorado is $40,000.
25%
$36k
MEDIAN
$40k
75%
$47k
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$36k - $47k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$30k - $69k

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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 People Management, Order Inventory and Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

An experienced Head Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $40,000.
Employees with Head Chef in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 48.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (35.1% more) and San Francisco, California (31.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
50.0%

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