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Best States For A Chef

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Chef opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

In order to help you determine the best states for Chefs, we ranked all fifty states from best to worst for Chefs.

Our research found that Delaware is the best state for Chefs, while New Jersey and District of Columbia are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Delaware has a median salary of $50,205 and New Jersey has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Chefs.

Delaware is the best state for jobs for Chefs, and Nebraska is the worst.

The most common pay in Delaware is $50,205, while the median pay in Nebraska is $30,645.

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The 10 Best States In America For Chefs in 2020

  1. Delaware
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Pennsylvania
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Maine
  6. New Jersey
  7. Florida
  8. Nevada
  9. Alaska
  10. Connecticut
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  • (290 jobs)
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After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Delaware is the best state for Chefs.

We also have the current list of job openings for Chefs available below.

Below is the list of the best states for Chefs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Chefs In 2020

1. Delaware

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
40 $50,205 $30,000 $82,000 1.55
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Delaware

2. District of Columbia

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
98 $55,532 $34,000 $89,000 1.58
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in District of Columbia

3. Pennsylvania

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
353 $49,895 $29,000 $83,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Pennsylvania

4. Massachusetts

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
290 $48,248 $28,000 $82,000 1.1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Maine

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
31 $45,759 $27,000 $77,000 0.99
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Maine

6. New Jersey

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
169 $57,775 $33,000 $98,000 0.69
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in New Jersey

7. Florida

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
511 $44,632 $25,000 $79,000 1.29
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Florida

8. Nevada

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
140 $42,384 $25,000 $71,000 2.49
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Nevada

9. Alaska

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
25 $45,735 $32,000 $64,000 1.74
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Alaska

10. Connecticut

Total Chef Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
106 $46,355 $26,000 $80,000 1.06
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chef Jobs in Connecticut

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Chef

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed List Of The Best States For A Chef

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