Average Private Chef Salary

$70,050
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$4,500
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The average salary for a Private Chef is $70,050.
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$44k
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$70k
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$124k
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What Do Private Chefs Do?

Private Chef Tasks
  • Plan weekly menus.
  • Travel with clients to different residences and destinations.
  • Shop for ingredients and supplies.
  • Prepare, serve and clean up after meals.

Job Satisfaction for Private Chef

4.1 out of 5
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Private Chefs?

An early career Private Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,820 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Private Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,101 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Private Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,843 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,076.
Employees with Private Chef in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (18.5% more) and Miami, Florida (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (21.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (13.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 344 survey responses.
Early Career
20.3%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
32.8%
Late Career
25.3%