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How much does a Sous Chef make in New York City, NY?

Updated Nov 18, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$57,663 /yr
Average Base Pay

246 salaries

$42K

Low

$58K

Average

$79K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$2,636Range$599 - $11,593
The average salary for Sous Chef is $57,663 per year in New York City, NY Area. Salaries estimates are based on 246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Sous Chef employees in New York City, NY Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chef$55,165 /yr
L4
Lead Chef$62,800 /yr
L7
Head Chef$66,340 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Cook

$34,355

per year

Corporate Chef

$54,828

per year

Head Chef

$66,340

per year

Assistant Sous Chef

$49,052

per year

Salaries in New York City, NY Area

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The Capital Grille
4.1

The Capital Grille

Sous Chef

$70,418

 /yr
Range: $66K - $70K
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$66K

$70K

$66,151 - $70,418 Range

Restaurant Associates
4.4

Restaurant Associates

Sous Chef

$56,140

 /yr
Range: $39K - $69K

$39K

$69K

$39,470 - $69,351 Range

Union Square Hospitality Group
3.6

Union Square Hospitality Group

Sous Chef

$62,162

 /yr
Range: $58K - $63K

$58K

$63K

$57,984 - $62,843 Range

Dig Inn
3.4

Dig Inn

Sous Chef - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $25

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Sous Chef

$49,077

 /yr
Range: $22K - $79K

$22K

$79K

$21,956 - $79,198 Range

The Dinex Group

Sous Chef

$69,962

 /yr
Range: $58K - $84K

$58K

$84K

$58,023 - $83,916 Range

Jean-Georges Management
3.1

Jean-Georges Management

Sous Chef

$61,197

 /yr
Range: $50K - $73K

$50K

$73K

$50,490 - $72,820 Range

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Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Sous Chef - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $25

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

Compass Group USA
3.7

Compass Group USA

Sous Chef

$49,423

 /yr
Range: $42K - $60K

$42K

$60K

$42,228 - $60,236 Range

CulinArt Group
3.4

CulinArt Group

Sous Chef - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $19 - $36

$19

$36

$19 - $36 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Sous Chef

$30,899

 /yr
Range: $23K - $40K

$23K

$40K

$22,551 - $40,495 Range

Compass Group
3.5

Compass Group

Sous Chef

$53,491

 /yr
Range: $52K - $58K

$52K

$58K

$51,867 - $57,753 Range

OTG Management
2.8

OTG Management

Sous Chef

$63,940

 /yr
Range: $64K - $74K

$64K

$74K

$63,609 - $73,847 Range

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group
3.3

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

Sous Chef

$61,214

 /yr
Range: $56K - $68K

$56K

$68K

$55,787 - $68,492 Range

Starr Restaurants
3.9

Starr Restaurants

Sous Chef

$51,355

 /yr
Range: $47K - $73K

$47K

$73K

$46,590 - $72,820 Range

Thomas Keller Restaurant Group
4.4

Thomas Keller Restaurant Group

Sous Chef

$69,799

 /yr
Range: $64K - $70K

$64K

$70K

$64,430 - $69,799 Range

Harvest Restaurants
3.6

Harvest Restaurants

Sous Chef

$59,061

 /yr
Range: $59K - $63K

$59K

$63K

$58,962 - $63,096 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Sous Chef
About 

$82K -$93K

$82K

$93K

$82,450 - $92,580 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Sous Chef - Hourly Contractor
About 

$15 -$54

 hourly

$15

$54

$15 - $54 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Sous Chef
About 

$21K -$35K

$21K

$35K

$21,094 - $34,879 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Sous Chef salaries

The average salary for a Sous Chef is $57,663 per year in New York City, NY Area. Salaries estimates are based on 246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sous Chef employees in New York City, NY Area.

The highest salary for a Sous Chef in New York City, NY Area is $79,326 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sous Chef in New York City, NY Area is $41,917 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$7,000
monthly
A Pastry Chef reported making $7,000 per month
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees
 
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A Chef reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Part-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$33,686
per year
A Sous Chef reported making $33,686 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$48,000
per year
A Sous Chef reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$62,843
per year
A Sous Chef reported making $62,843 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A Grill Chef reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University