Chef salary in United States
How much does a Chef make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a chef is $18.36 per hour in the United States. 10.3k salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2023
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Highest paying cities for Chefs near United States
Most common benefits for Chefs
- 401(k) matching
- Commuter assistance
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Food provided
- Free parking
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid sick time
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Pet insurance
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 12,919 ratings
45% of Chefs in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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