Salary for Chefs and Head Cooks
Also known as: Banquet Chef, Chef De Cuisine, Chef De Froid, Executive Chef, Head Chef, Kitchen Chef, Master Chef, Pastry Chef, Sous Chef, Sushi Chef
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A Chef or Head Cook can receive an average compensation between 32000 to 48000 depending on the level of seniority. Chefs and Head Cooks can earn wages of Forty Four Thousand Five Hundred dollars each year.
Chefs and Head Cooks can get the best pay in New Jersey, where they earn salary pay of just about $59120. They receive the highest compensation in Public Administration, where they can receive an average salary rate of $60230.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 30.01 percent nationwide in that time.
Chefs and Head Cooks tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: