Average Mid-Career Head Chef with Operations Management Skills Salary

$41,841
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$1,986
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Head Chef with Operations Management skills is $41,841.
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$42k
90%
$66k
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$30k - $66k
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$509 - $5k
Total Pay
$29k - $64k

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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 Food Preparation, Menu Planning, People Management, Order Inventory and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

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. An experienced Head Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,617 based on 47 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 89 survey responses.
Early Career
21.3%
Experienced
52.8%
Late Career
25.8%

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