Chef salary in Colorado

How much does a Chef make in Colorado?

Average base salary

arrow up5%
above national average

Most common benefits

Commuter Assistance
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The average salary for a chef is $17.18 per hour in Colorado. 206 salaries reported, updated at January 20, 2022.

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Highest paying cities for Chefs in Colorado

  1. Black Hawk, CO
    $21.75 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Boulder, CO
    $21.54 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. Vail, CO
    $20.21 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Lakewood, CO
    $19.50 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $18.49 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  3. Aurora, CO
    $16.86 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  1. Centennial, CO
    $16.07 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Golden, CO
    $15.98 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Fort Collins, CO
    $15.32 per hour
    7 salaries reported
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Where can a Chef earn more?

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Most common benefits for Chefs

  • Commuter assistance
  • Employee discount
  • Referral program
  • Wellness program
  • Vision insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Food provided
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
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Salary satisfaction

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45% of Chefs in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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