Chef Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 8,209 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 15, 2018
Average salary
$14.83 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$33.55
Salary Distribution

How much does a Chef make in the United States?

The average salary for a Chef is $14.83 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 8,209 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Chef employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Chef is less than 1 year.
Chef salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$15.00 per hour
$14.29 per hour
$14.54 per hour
23 salaries
$13.88 per hour
$13.69 per hour
$12.73 per hour
6 salaries
$12.96 per hour
$12.80 per hour
35 salaries
$12.83 per hour
6 salaries
$13.56 per hour
Chef salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$15.92 per hour
$16.15 per hour
$12.61 per hour
$15.93 per hour
$14.62 per hour

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