Chef/Kitchen Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Darden Restaurants
Highest Paying City
Alexandria, VA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a chef/kitchen manager make?
The national average salary for a Chef/Kitchen Manager in the U.S. is $42,558 annually or $20.46 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $77,000. The best states for high paying Chef/Kitchen Manager jobs are Virginia, Pennsylvania, California, Arizona, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Chef/Kitchen Manager is 3.3 years.
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Average Chef/Kitchen Manager Salary By Location

As a Chef/Kitchen Manager in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $42,558 per year or $20.46 per hour. Chef/Kitchen Managers make the most in Alexandria, VA at about $42,396 per year. Even as an entry-level Chef/Kitchen Manager, you will make $27,000 per year in Alexandria, VA. Virginia, Pennsylvania, California, Arizona, and Washington are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Kansas, South Dakota, Colorado, Vermont, and Montana report the lowest wages for Chef/Kitchen Managers.

Map of Chef/Kitchen Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Chef/Kitchen Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Chef/Kitchen Manager Salary By Company

If you are a Chef/Kitchen Manager, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others.
Average Salary

Chef/Kitchen Manager Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Chef/Kitchen Manager Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Chef/Kitchen Manager can range from $33,575 to $71,607 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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