Sous Chef in Detroit, Michigan Salary

A Sous Chef in Detroit, Michigan earns an average salary of $42,500 per year.

$35,493 - $47,143
$43K
MEDIAN: $42,523
50%

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Salary $42,523
Bonus $1,000
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$33,716 - $50,177
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Sous Chef

The position of Sous Chef requires prime management skills and the ability to control the kitchen before, during, and after every service. The Sous Chef is in charge of a majority of the kitchen staff and must be able to manage the kitchen operations on a day-to-day basis. This person is in charge of disciplining staff and, in some cases, terminating them. The Sous Chef also deals with quality control issues and has a major say in creating new menu items and updating older ones.

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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.

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Sous Chef Job Listings

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
50%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Menu Planning
▼3%

Food Preparation
▼7%

People Management
▼8%

Training
▼9%

Inventory Control
▼10%

Inventory Management
▼13%

Operations Management
▼14%

Order Inventory
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 22%