Average Sushi Chef Hourly Pay

$12.87
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,028
Bonus
$3,200
Commission
$6,100
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The average hourly pay for a Sushi Chef is $12.87.
10%
$10.02
MEDIAN
$12.87
90%
$18.14
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Bonus
$50 - $7,200
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6,100
Commission
$0 - $3,200
Total Pay
$22,406 - $51,015
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What Do Sushi Chefs Do?

Sushi Chef Tasks
  • Prepare and present ingredients, sushi and condiments, or other menu items.
  • Create new combinations, rolls and sauces.
  • Maintain hygienic and orderly environment.
  • Respond to special orders.

Job Satisfaction for Sushi Chef

3.5 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Sushi Chefs?

Skills in Food Safety, Customer Service, Chef (Opscode) and Presentation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sushi Chefs?

An entry-level Sushi Chef with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.47 based on 5 salaries. An early career Sushi Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.10 based on 176 salaries. A mid-career Sushi Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.93 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Sushi Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.72 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Sushi Chef in their job title in Las Vegas, Nevada earn an average of 28.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (13.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Reno, Nevada (29.1% less), Orlando, Florida (2.9% less) and New York, New York (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 329 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
53.5%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
5.2%