Personal Chef Statistics By Gender

50.6% of personal chefs are women and 49.4% of personal chefs are men.

  • Female, 50.6%
  • Male, 49.4%

Personal Chefs By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female50.6%
Male49.4%

Gender Pay Gap For Personal Chef

Women Earn 91¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$49,076
female-income
Female Income
$44,471

Personal Chef Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the personal chef position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Personal Chef Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201053.61%46.39%
201154.48%45.52%
201254.67%45.33%
201354.92%45.08%
201451.95%48.05%
201554.65%45.35%
201652.27%47.73%
201752.90%47.10%
201851.14%48.86%
201952.88%47.12%
202050.18%49.82%
202149.40%50.60%

Personal Chef Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, corporate executive chef and chef de cuisine have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Lunchroom Monitor5%95%
Waiter/Waitress, Captain13%87%
Lunchroom Supervisor13%87%
Personal Chef49%51%
Executive Chef88%12%
Chef De Cuisine90%10%
Corporate Executive Chef91%9%

Personal Chef Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among personal chefs is White, which makes up 54.4% of all personal chefs. Comparatively, there are 17.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 54.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 17.6%
  • Asian, 11.1%
  • Black or African American, 10.6%
  • Unknown, 5.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Personal Chef Race

Personal Chef RacePercentages
White54.4%
Hispanic or Latino17.6%
Asian11.1%
Black or African American10.6%
Unknown5.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.8%

Personal Chef Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among personal chefs.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Personal Chef Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201060.62%12.16%8.32%15.73%
201160.77%12.73%7.70%15.43%
201260.78%11.56%7.75%16.12%
201361.92%11.79%7.09%15.51%
201460.57%11.39%8.17%16.17%
201559.03%11.03%8.23%17.94%
201660.53%11.03%7.85%16.51%
201757.47%10.60%9.76%18.36%
201859.07%10.90%7.56%18.97%
201958.86%10.73%8.77%18.22%
202055.70%9.99%9.12%18.95%
202154.41%10.63%11.08%17.61%

Personal Chef Wage Gap By Race

White personal chefs have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian personal chefs have the lowest average salary at $47,371.
$52,000
$51,000
$50,000
$49,000
$48,000
$47,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$48,693
White$50,759
Black or African American$49,643
Asian$47,371
Hispanic or Latino$48,976

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Average Age of a Personal Chef

We determined the average age of personal chefs based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Personal Chef Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4346.5
Unknown3836.5
Asian4449
Hispanic or Latino4043
White4041
American Indian and Alaska Native40

Personal Chef Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of personal chef employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of personal chefs is 40+ years old, which represents 56% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Personal Chef Age

Personal Chef YearsPercentages
40+ years56%
30-40 years28%
20-30 years15%

Types of Personal Chef Degree Levels

The most common degree for personal chefs is associate degree 43% of personal chefs earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 38% and rounding it off is diploma with 6%.

  • Associate, 43%
  • Bachelors, 38%
  • Diploma, 6%
  • High School Diploma, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

Personal Chefs By Education

Personal Chef DegreePercentages
Associate43%
Bachelors38%
Diploma6%
High School Diploma6%
Other Degrees7%

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Personal Chef Wage Gap By Education

Personal chefs with a Associate degree earn more than those without, at $52,883 annually. With a Bachelors degree, personal chefs earn a median annual income of $52,067 compared to $47,230 for personal chefs with an High School Diploma degree.
$54,000
$52,000
$50,000
$48,000
$46,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$47,230
Bachelor's Degree$52,067
Some College/ Associate Degree$52,883

Personal Chef Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where personal chefs work. We found most personal chefs work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most personal chefs is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire personal chefs.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Personal Chef Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees10%
50 - 100 employees29%
100 - 500 employees29%
500 - 1,000 employees11%
1,000 - 10,000 employees12%
> 10,000 employees10%

The Types Of Companies Personal Chef Work In

Employees with the personal chef job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most personal chefs prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Personal Chef Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education5%
Public8%
Private82%
Government5%

Top Industries Hiring Personal Chefs

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ personal chefs. Those industries include hospitality, health care and professional.

Hospitality

Health Care

Professional

Retail

Start-up

Personal Chef Turnover And Employment Statistics

Personal Chef Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of personal chefs changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Personal Chef Unemployment Rate By Year

YearPersonal Chef Unemployment Rate
20109.68%
201110.91%
20126.88%
20137.77%
20145.16%
20155.14%
20164.13%
20173.91%
20183.66%
20193.42%
202010.00%
202111.33%

The Average Number of Years That Personal Chef Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,606 personal chefs resumes, we figured out that the average personal chef enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 26%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Personal Chef Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year13%
1-2 years26%
3-4 years14%
5-7 years19%
8-10 years8%
11+ years19%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Personal Chefs with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to personal chefs.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Deli/Bakery Clerk6.78%105,572
Server7.02%162,734
HMS Host7.29%10,342
Lead Barista7.36%70,195
Banquet Bartender7.68%58,519
Bar Captain8.43%5,593
Personal Chef8.58%-

Personal Chef LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Deli/Bakery Clerk6.78%105,572
Server7.02%162,734
HMS Host7.29%10,342
Lead Barista7.36%70,195
Banquet Bartender7.68%58,519
Bar Captain8.43%5,593

Foreign Languages Spoken By Personal Chefs

The most common foreign language among personal chefs is Spanish at 47.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 19.3% and Italian is the third-most popular at 13.8%.

  • Spanish, 47.7%
  • French, 19.3%
  • Italian, 13.8%
  • Portuguese, 3.7%
  • German, 2.8%
  • Other, 12.7%

Personal Chef Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish47.7%
French19.3%
Italian13.8%
Portuguese3.7%
German2.8%
Other12.7%

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Which State Has The Most Personal Chefs?

By looking through more than 2,606 resumes, we found that the most popular places for personal chefs are New York, NY and Atlanta, GA.

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Number Of Personal Chef Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1Texas775$52,885
2California740$50,239
3Florida653$47,294
4Pennsylvania448$65,225
5Illinois378$55,088
6Michigan366$50,848
7North Carolina364$44,162
8New York354$58,889
9Ohio339$50,280
10Virginia300$44,967
11Arizona285$47,652
12Georgia283$47,462
13Indiana254$47,926
14Massachusetts251$50,005
15Colorado243$42,092
16New Jersey239$80,630
17Connecticut236$54,101
18Minnesota220$45,582
19Wisconsin207$42,077
20Washington202$49,009
21Missouri176$42,419
22Tennessee168$36,725
23Maryland158$47,618
24South Carolina145$41,971
25Oregon145$42,571
26Iowa114$38,943
27Utah114$31,846
28Alabama108$45,349
29Kansas96$34,849
30Kentucky88$42,070
31Louisiana78$35,670
32Arkansas77$37,672
33Oklahoma74$41,549
34District of Columbia71$63,455
35Mississippi71$48,083
36Nevada70$54,475
37Alaska65$52,062
38Idaho55$28,879
39Nebraska51$39,770
40Montana49$36,963
41New Hampshire42$60,534
42North Dakota33$41,792
43West Virginia31$41,841
44Rhode Island28$58,327
45Delaware28$48,469
46Hawaii26$54,286
47South Dakota26$40,979
48Maine24$49,021
49New Mexico22$41,851
50Vermont22$39,182
51Wyoming21$46,115

Personal Chef Demographics FAQs

How Many Personal Chef Are There In The Us?

There are over 2,544 Personal Chefs in the United States.

What Percentage Of Personal Chefs Are Black?

10.6% of Personal Chefs are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Personal Chefs?

Most a are White, with 54.4% of Personal Chefs belonging to this ethnicity. 17.6% of Personal Chefs are Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% of Personal Chefs are Asian, 10.6% of Personal Chefs are Black or African American, 5.5% of Personal Chefs are Unknown, and 0.8% of Personal Chefs are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Personal Chef Jobs Male - Dominated?

No, Personal Chef jobs are not male - dominated. 50% of Personal Chefs are female, and 49% are male, so there are more female Personal Chefs than male Personal Chefs in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Personal Chef?

The average Personal Chef is 42 years old. 56% of Personal Chefs are 40+ years old or older, 28% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 15% are between 20-30 years old

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