Chef Salaries in United States

1,965 SalariesUpdated May 14, 2021

Average Base Pay
$42,317 / yr
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The national average salary for a Chef is $42,317 in United States. Filter by location to see Chef salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,965 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chef employees.

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Chef

Marriott International

$47,191/yr

Range: $24K - $86K

23 salaries

$47,191/yr
$24K$86K

Chef - Hourly

Sheraton

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $102

4 salaries

$18/hr
$17$102

Chef - Hourly

Marriott International

About
$8 - $18hourly

2 salaries

About
$8 - $18hourly
$8$18

Executive Chef

Marriott International

$79,723/yr

Range: $47K - $158K

73 salaries

$79,723/yr
$47K$158K

Sous Chef

Marriott International

$43,880/yr

Range: $21K - $77K

60 salaries

$43,880/yr
$21K$77K

Director

Marriott International

$134,384/yr

Range: $74K - $177K

59 salaries

$134,384/yr
$74K$177K

Director of Sales

Marriott International

$76,170/yr

Range: $47K - $165K

46 salaries

$76,170/yr
$47K$165K

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Senior Director

Marriott International

$165,019/yr

Range: $92K - $196K

36 salaries

$165,019/yr
$92K$196K

Director of Operations

Marriott International

$107,632/yr

Range: $48K - $145K

31 salaries

$107,632/yr
$48K$145K

Project Manager

Marriott International

$83,306/yr

Range: $52K - $143K

16 salaries

$83,306/yr
$52K$143K

Executive Chef

Sheraton

$66,407/yr

Range: $41K - $141K

11 salaries

$66,407/yr
$41K$141K

Human Resources Director

Marriott International

$132,347/yr

Range: $90K - $151K

10 salaries

$132,347/yr
$90K$151K

Senior Project Manager

Marriott International

$129,134/yr

Range: $117K - $140K

6 salaries

$129,134/yr
$117K$140K

Associate Director

Marriott International

$118,835/yr

Range: $73K - $143K

4 salaries

$118,835/yr
$73K$143K

Senior Product Manager

Marriott International

$135,678/yr

Range: $129K - $146K

4 salaries

$135,678/yr
$129K$146K

Program Director

Marriott International

$137,999/yr

Range: $104K - $139K

4 salaries

$137,999/yr
$104K$139K

Account Director

Marriott International

$93,127/yr

Range: $51K - $120K

3 salaries

$93,127/yr
$51K$120K

Director of Sales

Sheraton

$100,603/yr

Range: $87K - $122K

3 salaries

$100,603/yr
$87K$122K

Sr. Project Manager

Marriott International

$143,422/yr

Range: $137K - $144K

3 salaries

$143,422/yr
$137K$144K

Project Manager - Contractor

Marriott International

About
$83K - $147K

2 salaries

About
$83K - $147K
$83K$147K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$56,000
per year
A Sous-Chef in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Chef De Parties in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Chef in the Burlington, VT Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Burlington, VT Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$41,390
per year
A Culinary Partner in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $41,390 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Sous Chef in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Chef in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$72k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Sous Chef in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Tucson, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Banquet Chef in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$9
hourly
A Pastry Chef in the Lancaster, PA Area area reported making $9 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lancaster, PA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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