Executive Chefs in America make an average salary of $54,272 per year or $26.09 per hour.While the top 10 percent make over $82,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $35,000.Hospitality companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Executive Chefs.Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Indiana, and Wisconsin have the highest paying Executive Chef jobs.The typical employment for an Executive Chef is 5.6 years.
Across America, Executive Chefs make on average $54,272 annually or $26.09 hourly.The city with the highest Executive Chef salary is Seattle, WA at $70,607 per year.The average entry-level salary in Seattle, WA is $44,000.Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Indiana, and Wisconsin are the highest paying states.Nebraska, Missouri, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Mississippi are at the bottom for competitive pay.
The darker areas on the map show where Executive Chefs earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.
Average Executive Chef Salary By Company
Executive Chef jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others.Hospitality companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field.Companies like San Manuel Casino or Ameristar Casino St. Charles will get you the highest pay packages.Companies like Penn National Gaming and M Resort Spa Casino also pay high salaries to their Executive Chefs.