Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Sous Chef make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$58,884 / yrTotal Pay
$44,487 / yrBase Pay
$14,397 / yrAdditional Pay

$58,884

 / yr
$32K$204K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Sous Chef is $58,884 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $44,487 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 $14,397 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 Sous Chef?

Some related job titles are Cook Salaries with median pay of $50,042, Corporate Chef Salaries with median pay of $93,199, Head Chef Salaries with median pay of $62,112, Assistant Sous Chef Salaries with median pay of $52,943.

What are total pay estimates for a Sous Chef at different companies?

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The Capital Grille
3.9
Sous Chef

178 salaries

1,146 open jobs

$45,878

 / yr
P.F. Chang's
3.7
Sous Chef

110 salaries

$45,844

 / yr
Aramark
3.4
Sous Chef

108 salaries

13,403 open jobs

$45,640

 / yr
Morrison Healthcare
4.1
Sous Chef

89 salaries

2,921 open jobs

$45,741

 / yr
Marriott International
4.1
Sous Chef

76 salaries

45,690 open jobs

$46,576

 / yr
Sodexo
3.4
Sous Chef

69 salaries

13,426 open jobs

$3,910

 / mo
Nordstrom
3.7
Sous Chef

49 salaries

$45,086

 / yr

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Hilton
4.1
Sous Chef

48 salaries

10,331 open jobs

$45,512

 / yr
Compass Group
3.5
Sous Chef

44 salaries

1,963 open jobs

$44,923

 / yr
Darden
3.9
Sous Chef

44 salaries

616 open jobs

$47,777

 / yr
Hyatt
4.0
Sous Chef

43 salaries

8,025 open jobs

$47,495

 / yr
Bon Appétit Management
3.7
Sous Chef

43 salaries

203 open jobs

$45,286

 / yr
Compass Group USA
3.7
Sous Chef

39 salaries

8,875 open jobs

$45,421

 / yr
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
3.7
Sous Chef

37 salaries

619 open jobs

$45,411

 / yr
Topgolf
3.8
Sous Chef

36 salaries

715 open jobs

$46,271

 / yr
Delaware North
3.7
Sous Chef

36 salaries

2,016 open jobs

$44,837

 / yr
Holiday Retirement
3.3
Sous Chef

35 salaries

932 open jobs

$3,664

 / mo
Yard House
3.7
Sous Chef

34 salaries

$46,275

 / yr
Omni Hotels
4.0
Sous Chef

33 salaries

$46,710

 / yr
SAGE Dining Services
3.6
Sous Chef

32 salaries

87 open jobs

$3,755

 / mo
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Recent sous chef Salaries

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Sous Chef

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$49,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Chef

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$8

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Chef

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$53,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Chef De Partie

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$3,780

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Sous Chef

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$72,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Chef

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Production Chef

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Pizza Maker

United States of America

 | <1 year

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Sous Chef

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Sous Chef pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Sous Chef is $44,487 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Sous Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4267 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sous Chef employees.

The highest salary for a Sous Chef in United States is $65,046 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sous Chef in United States is $30,426 per year.

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