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Chef in United States median base salary $42,954/yr. Information is based on 44 Chef jobs advertised between October 2019 and September 2020.
How much do Chef earn in United States? The average salary of Chef is $42,954 in United States
$42,954 /yr
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Average $42,954
Range $40K - $50K
Last updated September 25 2020
The average pay range for Chef is between $40K and $50K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $60K per year. The average number of Chef roles advertised per month is 554 in United States between October 2019 and September 2020.
What are the most common skills required to be a Chef? The most common skills required for a Chef are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Chef job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated August 31 2020
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Hospitality & Tourism roles in United States?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Hospitality & Tourism roles. See what salaries they paid for Hospitality & Tourism in United States. See how they compare to the average Hospitality & Tourism salary of $42,954.
Cove Tavern
Virginia Beach (100%)



Milwaukee (28%), Lincoln (19%), Providence (17%), Reno (14%) +2 others



Din Tai Fung
Los Angeles (53%), Seattle (47%)



Houston (30%), Fort Worth (27%), Plano (27%), Dallas (17%)



Chick-fil-A at North Hills In-Line
Raleigh (100%)



Last Updated July 29 2020
How many years does it take to become a Chef?
Most candidates undertake an average of 4 years Hospitality & Tourism prior to being appointed as a Chef.
Average Hospitality & Tourism required to become a Chef
Last updated September 25 2020
Most candidates have on average 6 years working experience prior to becoming a Chef.
Average Hospitality & Tourism required to become a Chef
Last updated September 25 2020
Where are Chefs/Cooks in United States sourced from?
Chefs/Cooks are sourced from
these companies
ABLE Associates
Administrative Systems
Domino's Pizza
Chefs/Cooks are sourced in United States are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Darlington College
Houston Community College
Hummersknott School and Language College
Last updated September 29 2020
Where are most Chef roles located in United States?
Atlanta 8 / 6%
Pittsburgh 8 / 6%
Los Angeles 6 / 4%
Boston 5 / 4%
Cleveland 5 / 4%
Last updated September 26 2020
Which locations in United States pay the most for Chef?
Honolulu ($60K)
New York ($58K)
Boston ($47K)
Nashville ($45K)
Newark ($45K)
Last updated September 26 2020
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