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Chef Salaries

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1,698 SalariesUpdated Sep 22, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$48,814/yr
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$26K
Low
$49K
Average
$67K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,380
Range$701 - $19,566
How much does a Chef make?

The national average salary for a Chef is $48,814 in United States. Filter by location to see Chef salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,698 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chef employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Dave & Buster's
      $54,074/yr
      Range: $50K - $69K
      51 salaries
      $54,074/yr
      $50K$69K
      Sodexo
      $51,462/yr
      Range: $45K - $65K
      40 salaries
      $51,462/yr
      $45K$65K
      Sur La Table
      $67,136/yr
      Range: $65K - $79K
      37 salaries
      $67,136/yr
      $65K$79K
      Hilton
      $67,809/yr
      Range: $65K - $86K
      27 salaries
      $67,809/yr
      $65K$86K
      Hy-Vee
      $47,665/yr
      Range: $46K - $51K
      22 salaries
      $47,665/yr
      $46K$51K
      Ruby Tuesday
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $14
      15 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$14
      Aramark
      $57,226/yr
      Range: $30K - $65K
      14 salaries
      $57,226/yr
      $30K$65K

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      McDonald's
      $10/hr
      Range: $8 - $36
      12 salaries
      $10/hr
      $8$36
      Nordstrom
      $74,299/yr
      Range: $51K - $81K
      12 salaries
      $74,299/yr
      $51K$81K
      Marriott International
      $43,610/yr
      Range: $40K - $77K
      11 salaries
      $43,610/yr
      $40K$77K
      2070 Inc
      $27,224/yr
      Range: $24K - $28K
      10 salaries
      $27,224/yr
      $24K$28K
      Four Seasons
      $61,911/yr
      Range: $58K - $69K
      9 salaries
      $61,911/yr
      $58K$69K
      Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
      $54,236/yr
      Range: $51K - $61K
      8 salaries
      $54,236/yr
      $51K$61K
      McDonald's
      $31,299/yr
      Range: $9K - $62K
      8 salaries
      $31,299/yr
      $9K$62K
      US Foods
      $55,616/yr
      Range: $53K - $68K
      8 salaries
      $55,616/yr
      $53K$68K
      Whole Foods Market
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $22
      8 salaries
      $15/hr
      $11$22
      Destination Hotels
      $48,653/yr
      Range: $47K - $53K
      8 salaries
      $48,653/yr
      $47K$53K
      OTG Management
      $62,122/yr
      Range: $47K - $100K
      8 salaries
      $62,122/yr
      $47K$100K
      Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
      $54,105/yr
      Range: $52K - $71K
      8 salaries
      $54,105/yr
      $52K$71K
      MGM Grand Hotel
      $38,806/yr
      Range: $36K - $108K
      7 salaries
      $38,806/yr
      $36K$108K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $75,000
      per year
      A Chef De Cuisine in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $7k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $60,000
      per year
      A Chef in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $4 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $72,000
      per year
      A Chef in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $72,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $55,000
      per year
      A Chef De Cuisine in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $65,000
      per year
      A Chef De Cuisine in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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