EXECUTIVE CHEF SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$59,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$59,000
Median 50%
$97,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Radisson Hotel
Highest Paying City
Denver, CO
Highest Paying State
Colorado
Average Experience Level
5.6 years
How much does an executive chef make?
Executive Chefs in America make an average salary of $59,141 per year or $28.43 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $97,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $35,000. Hospitality companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Executive Chefs. Colorado, Washington, Nebraska, Kansas, and Montana have the highest paying Executive Chef jobs. The typical employment for an Executive Chef is 5.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Sous Chef
$51,824
Line Chef
$35,102
Chef
$43,680
Head Chef
$49,140

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 Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Radisson Hotel or Del Frisco's Restaurant Group will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Auberge du Soleil and Compass Diversified Holdings also pay high salaries to their Executive Chefs.

Average Executive Chef Salary By Location

Across America, Executive Chefs make on average $59,141 annually or $28.43 hourly. The city with the highest Executive Chef salary is Denver, CO at $82,091 per year. The average entry-level salary in Denver, CO is $53,000. Colorado, Washington, Nebraska, Kansas, and Montana are the highest paying states. Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Maine, and Vermont are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Denver, CO
$82,091
2
Seattle, WA
$78,645
3
Omaha, NE
$76,555
4
Las Vegas, NV
$76,125
5
Kansas City, MO
$75,767

RECENTLY ADDED Executive Chef SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Anonymous
Executive Chef
10/31/2019
$60,000
Sonesta Silicon Valley Hotel
Executive Chef
10/31/2019
$75,000
Anaviv Catering and Event
Executive Chef
10/31/2019
$110,000
Gecko Hospitality
Executive Chef
Memphis, TN
10/31/2019
$70,000
Russell Morin Catering & Events
Executive Chef
10/31/2019
$85,000
Gecko Hospitality (Corporate)
Executive Chef
10/31/2019
$80,000
Meydenbauer Center
Executive Chef
10/30/2019
$80,000
Gecko Hospitality
Executive Chef
Fort Wayne, IN
10/29/2019
$60,000
Goodwin Recruiting
Executive Chef
10/29/2019
$85,000
Goodwin Recruiting
Executive Chef
Cleveland, OH
10/28/2019
$80,000
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