Average Head Chef Salary in San Diego, California

$49,261
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The average salary for a Head Chef in San Diego, California is $49,261.
25%
$47k
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$49k
75%
$55k
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$47k - $55k
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$26k - $60k

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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 Menu Planning, People Management, Order Inventory and Food Preparation.
Employees with Head Chef in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (9.7% more) and San Francisco, California (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (6.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

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Experienced
100.0%

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