Sous Chef in Sacramento, California Salary

How much does a Sous Chef make in Sacramento, CA? In Sacramento, a Sous Chef takes home approximately $42,000 annually on average. This is 1% below the national average for a Sous Chef which is $42,617 annually. Salaries for a Sous Chef in Sacramento range from $31,444 annually to $46,799 annually. Total Annual Pay, which includes salary and overtime for a Sous Chef in Sacramento ranges from $24,161 to $59,598 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Sous Chef workforce in Sacramento among those reporting — 67 percent to be exact. Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$31,444 - $46,799
$42K
MEDIAN: $42,000
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Salary $42,000
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$24,161 - $59,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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 Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

Sous Chef Job Listings

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Food Preparation
▼11%

People Management
▼11%

Inventory Control
▼12%

Menu Planning
▼12%

Order Inventory
▼12%

Training
▼13%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 25%