Salary: Chef in Chicago, IL | Glassdoor

Chef Salaries in Chicago, IL

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72 SalariesUpdated Dec 6, 2017
Average Base Pay
$53,098/yr
4% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$37K
Low
$53K
Average
$74K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,668
Range$740 - $20,156
How much does a Chef make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Chef is $53,098 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 72 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chef employees in Chicago, IL.

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    Biaggi's
    $56,469/yr
    2 salaries
    $56,469/yr
    $48K$65K
    McDonald's
    $10/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $10/hr
    $10$11
    Aramark
    $58,241/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $58,241/yr
    $56K$61K
    Costco Wholesale
    $59,915/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $59,915/yr
    $57K$62K
    Hilton
    $69,967/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $69,967/yr
    $68K$72K
    Sodexo
    $53,656/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $53,656/yr
    $51K$55K
    Subway
    $45,441/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $45,441/yr
    $44K$47K

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    US Foods
    $58,501/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $58,501/yr
    $56K$61K
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    $12/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $12/hr
    $11$13
    Unilever
    $58,887/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $58,887/yr
    $56K$61K
    Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
    $54,982/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $54,982/yr
    $52K$57K
    Compass Group USA
    $45,211/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $45,211/yr
    $43K$47K
    Guaranteed Rate
    $37,956/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $37,956/yr
    $36K$39K
    Swissotel Hotels & Resorts
    $52,744/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $52,744/yr
    $51K$55K
    Lettuce Entertain You
    $68,624/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $68,624/yr
    $66K$71K
    Rivers Casino (Illinois)
    $50,490/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $50,490/yr
    $48K$53K
    Wolfgang Puck Catering
    $50,974/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $50,974/yr
    $49K$53K
    Bravo
    $51,753/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $51,753/yr
    $50K$53K
    Greater Chicago Food Depository
    $47,394/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $47,394/yr
    $45K$50K
    Rosebud Restaurants
    $74,781/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $74,781/yr
    $73K$78K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Chef salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $45,000
    per year
    A Chef reported making $45,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $70,000
    per year
    A Development Chef reported making $70,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $60,000
    per year
    A Chef reported making $60,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $55,000
    per year
    A Corporate Chef reported making $55,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $37,000
    per year
    A Chef reported making $37,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
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