$36,236
Avg. Salary
$12.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,200

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sushi Chef is $12.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Sushi Chef is $36,236 per year.

10%
$9.63
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$12.34
50%
$16.12
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MEDIAN $12.34
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$24k
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$36k
50%
$60k
90%
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MEDIAN $36,236
$23,573 - $59,701
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MEDIAN: $36,236
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$0$59K
Salary $23,573 - $59,701
Bonus $48.48 - $7,419
Profit Sharing $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,198 - $48,369
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.63 - $16.12
Hourly Tips $0.25 - $6.14
Overtime $12.48 - $26.11
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $48.48 - $7,419
Profit Sharing $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,198 - $48,369
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 272

Job Description

Sushi has been a favorite food in Japan and the Far East for many centuries, but over the last several decades, this regional delicacy has exploded in popularity, becoming a worldwide phenomenon. Sushi restaurants can be found in just about every major city in the world today. To be a sushi chef is to take on a job that carries a lot of responsibility, as it is considered by many to be as much an art form as it is a food preparation task.

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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 Listings

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Sushi Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Sushi Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 167 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sushi Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Sushi Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 64 salaries. A Sushi Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 10 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sushi Chef?

Sushi Chef:
It is an interesting experience. Wasn’t aware how many people love Sushi. I am beginning to recognize many repeated customers. I feel management could have better policy and procedures for overall safety in the Deli.

Sushi Chef in Aberdeen:
"Customers are very friendly."
Pros: Friendly customer
Cons: Living in Aberdeen

Sushi Chef in Reynoldsburg:
"Share knowledge, experience, and daily responsibilities."
Speed to accelerate, practice knife skill for precise cut, keep it nice and clean.

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Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

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How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$31,000

▼11%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Chef (Opscode)
▲28%

Customer Service
▲12%

National Average
$31,000


Knife Skills
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 77%