Average Private Chef Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Private Chef is $82,379 in 2023

Base Salary
$50k - $135k
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$47k - $138k
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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.
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3.6 out of 5
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FAQs About Private Chefs

What is the highest pay for Private Chefs?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Private Chef is $135k / year

What is the lowest pay for Private Chefs?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Private Chef is $50k / year

How can Private Chefs increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Private 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 Private Chef that oversees more junior Private Chefs, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.