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Culinary Chef Salary

How much does a Culinary Chef make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Culinary Chef

$63,161 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,743 (USD)/yr

$62,385 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,743 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.
The average culinary chef salary in United States is $63,161 or an equivalent hourly rate of $30. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,743. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$45,621 (USD)

$77,749 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$73,221 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Culinary Chef will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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