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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chef make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$53,354 / yrTotal Pay
$39,245 / yrBase Pay
$14,110 / yrAdditional Pay

$53,354

 / yr
$26K$210K
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The estimated total pay for a Chef is $53,354 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $39,245 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $14,110 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What is the total pay trajectory for Chef?
$53,354 /yr
Chef
$90,119 /yr
Adjunct Chef
$62,674 /yr
Head Chef
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What are some related job titles for Chef?

Some related job titles are Chef De Cuisine Salaries with median pay of $72,110, Chef Manager Salaries with median pay of $65,241, Cook Salaries with median pay of $50,136, Corporate Chef Salaries with median pay of $94,065.

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Chef in United States of America

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chef with 7 to 9 years of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Sushi Chef with 4 to 6 years of experience

$62,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chef with 1 to 3 years of experience

$3,864

/moAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Private Chef with more than 15 years of experience

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$16

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9 days ago by a Chef with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Chef salaries

The national average salary for a Chef is $43,853 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2454 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chef employees.

The highest salary for a Chef in United States is $75,927 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chef in United States is $25,329 per year.

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