Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Private Chef is $71,351
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Private Chefs?
An entry-level Private Chef with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,700 based on 5 salaries. An early career Private Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,161 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Private Chefs Do?
Private chefs are also known as personal chefs. They can work in households, on yachts, or in corporate offices. They prepare meals in accordance with their employer's needs. They must have past work experience as a chef or a cook. Some employers may prefer private chefs that graduated from a culinary academy. Some chefs may be required to work for a family as a live-in employee, or they may be able to leave at the end of their shifts.
It is popular nowadays for private chefs to come to …Read more
- Plan weekly menus.
- Travel with clients to different residences and destinations.
- Shop for ingredients and supplies.
- Prepare, serve and clean up after meals.