Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Executive Chef make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$78,813 / yrTotal Pay
$65,727 / yrBase Pay
$13,086 / yrAdditional Pay

$78,813

 / yr
$46K$211K
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The estimated total pay for a Executive Chef is $78,813 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $65,727 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 $13,086 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 are some related job titles for Executive Chef?

Some related job titles are Head Chef Salaries with median pay of $63,303, Restaurant Manager/Executive Chef Salaries with median pay of $71,307, Assistant Executive Chef Salaries with median pay of $63,071, Chef Manager Salaries with median pay of $65,577.

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Sodexo
3.4

Sodexo

Executive Chef

$69,287

 /yr
Range: $13K - $603K

$13K

$603K

$12,672 - $602,848 Range

16,580 Jobs
Morrison Healthcare
4.1

Morrison Healthcare

Executive Chef

$65,079

 /yr
Range: $45K - $101K

$45K

$101K

$45,357 - $100,882 Range

Aramark
3.3

Aramark

Executive Chef

$71,371

 /yr
Range: $49K - $118K

$49K

$118K

$48,730 - $117,788 Range

Marriott International
4.0

$90,502

 /yr
Range: $51K - $173K

$51K

$173K

$51,163 - $172,518 Range

Compass Group USA
3.7

Compass Group USA

Executive Chef

$76,852

 /yr
Range: $45K - $128K

$45K

$128K

$45,171 - $128,126 Range

Compass Group
3.5

Compass Group

Executive Chef

$74,558

 /yr
Range: $42K - $115K

$42K

$115K

$42,224 - $115,349 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Executive Chef

$75,768

 /yr
Range: $55K - $118K

$55K

$118K

$54,572 - $118,411 Range

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P.F. Chang's
3.7

P.F. Chang's

Executive Chef

$75,456

 /yr
Range: $64K - $90K

$64K

$90K

$63,820 - $90,376 Range

Holiday by Atria
3.2

Holiday by Atria

Executive Chef

$55,650

 /yr
Range: $43K - $74K

$43K

$74K

$42,915 - $73,933 Range

Eurest
3.6

Eurest

Executive Chef

$64,073

 /yr
Range: $45K - $94K

$45K

$94K

$45,400 - $94,363 Range

Hyatt
4.0

Hyatt

Executive Chef

$81,720

 /yr
Range: $69K - $130K

$69K

$130K

$68,570 - $129,688 Range

Bon Appétit Management
3.7

$85,476

 /yr
Range: $65K - $117K

$65K

$117K

$64,568 - $116,789 Range

FLIK Hospitality Group
3.4

$78,000

 /yr
Range: $65K - $124K

$65K

$124K

$64,980 - $123,644 Range

BUCA
3.2

BUCA

Executive Chef

$73,754

 /yr
Range: $66K - $90K

$66K

$90K

$65,728 - $90,315 Range

Darden
3.9

Darden

Executive Chef

$84,420

 /yr
Range: $71K - $108K

$71K

$108K

$71,275 - $107,621 Range

Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services
3.5

$56K

$92K

$55,926 - $91,719 Range

Greek House Chefs
2.5

Greek House Chefs

Executive Chef - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $18 - $32

$18

$32

$18 - $32 Range

Omni Hotels
4.0

Omni Hotels

Executive Chef

$66,409

 /yr
Range: $62K - $130K

$62K

$130K

$61,763 - $129,688 Range

Ruth's Chris Steak House
3.8

$74,646

 /yr
Range: $49K - $92K

$49K

$92K

$48,570 - $91,564 Range

Landry's
3.4

Landry's

Executive Chef

$82,396

 /yr
Range: $59K - $106K

$59K

$106K

$59,032 - $106,491 Range

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$132,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$19,000/yr

8 days ago by a Corporate Executive Chef with more than 15 years of experience

$62,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Executive Chef with more than 15 years of experience

$126,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,000/yr

8 days ago by a Corporate Executive Chef with more than 15 years of experience

$105,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Executive Chef with 10 to 14 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$11,000/yr

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

$51,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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Frequently asked questions about an Executive Chef salaries

The national average salary for an Executive Chef is $69,467 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Executive Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3230 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executive Chef employees.

The highest salary for an Executive Chef in United States is $102,466 per year.

The lowest salary for an Executive Chef in United States is $47,095 per year.

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