Updated Dec 5, 2022

How much does a Chef make in Germany?

Updated Dec 5, 2022



€136,054 / yrTotal Pay
€115,898 / yrBase Pay
€20,156 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Chef is €136,054 per year in the Germany area, with an average salary of €115,898 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 €20,156 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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Some related job titles are Chef De Cuisine Salaries with median pay of €61,345, Chef Manager Salaries with median pay of €76,098, Cook Salaries with median pay of €7,213, Corporate Chef Salaries with median pay of €196,582.

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Chef pay FAQ in Germany

The national average salary for a Chef is €115,898 per year in Germany. Filter by location to see a Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1912 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chef employees.

The highest salary for a Chef in Germany is €160,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chef in Germany is €70,000 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Chef or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Chef.

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