How much does an Executive Chef make in the United States?
The average salary for a executive chef is $66,423 per year in the United States.
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for executive chefs
The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 50.70% since 2018. Executive Chefs with this skill earn +49.66% more than the average base salary, which is $66,423 per year.
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
62% of Executive chefs in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
How can I know if I am being paid fairly an executive chef?
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