Head Chef Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 942 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 19, 2019
Average salary
$47,967 per year
  • Most Reported
$16,000
$97,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Head Chef make in the United States?

The average salary for a Head Chef is $47,967 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 942 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Head Chef employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Head Chef is 1-3 years.
Head Chef salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$60,000 per year
$59,526 per year
$60,000 per year
$59,317 per year
$60,000 per year
$58,243 per year
$50,000 per year
$49,128 per year
$48,000 per year
$45,502 per year
Head Chef salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$68,317 per year
$27,000 per year
$65,395 per year
$45,447 per year
$66,650 per year

Head Chef job openings

Chef needed for Institutional Food Company
Construction Catering Inc
Hialeah, FL
EXECUTIVE CHEF- HEAD CHEF- INTERNATIONAL COOKING CHEF
Valls Group Inc.
Miami, FL
Head Chef
Chef Placement Services
Seattle, WA
Head Chef Jobs