Average Sous Chef Salary

$45,403
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$45k
90%
$59k

The average salary for a Sous Chef is $45,403

Base Salary
$34k - $59k
Bonus
$299 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$199 - $5k
Commission
$600 - $4k
Total Pay
$29k - $56k
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What Do Sous Chefs Do?

Sous Chef Tasks
  • Assist management of food preparation, planning, and production.
  • Substitute for the executive chef or line cooks when off-duty or during staff shortages.
  • Supervise kitchen staff.
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Job Satisfaction for Sous Chef

3.8 out of 5
(643)
Highly Satisfied
129Reviews
Based on 643 responses, the job of Sous Chef has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.75 out of 5. On average, Sous Chefs are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
77.4%
Female
22.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 1,572 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

59%

Dental

49%

Vision

42%

None

40%