Average Personal Chef Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Personal Chef is $24.58 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$15 - $49
$98 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$144 - $2k
Total Pay
$32k - $103k
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What Do Personal Chefs Do?

Personal Chef Tasks
  • Plan menu based on clients' specific requirements.
  • Clean kitchen when cooking is complete.
  • Prepare meals using safe techniques.
  • Shop for food supplies.
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How do Personal Chefs Rate Their Jobs?

4.3 out of 5
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FAQs About Personal Chefs

What is the highest pay for Personal Chefs?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Personal Chef is $49.19 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Personal Chefs?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Personal Chef is $15.06 / hour

How can Personal Chefs increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Personal Chef is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Personal Chef that oversees more junior Personal Chefs, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.