Sous Chef Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$54,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a sous chef make?
Sous Chefs in America make an average salary of $39,172 per year or $18.83 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $54,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $28,000 per year. Hospitality companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Sous Chefs. The top 5 states when it comes to Sous Chef salaries are New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for a Sous Chef is 2.9 years.
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$30,105
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Average Sous Chef Salary By Location

Sous Chefs in the US makes an average salary of $39,172 per year or $18.83 per hour. The city with the highest Sous Chef salary is Washington, DC at $53,872 per year. The average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $35,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Sous Chef salaries are New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Rhode Island. The lowest earning states are Montana, Utah, South Carolina, Nebraska, and Mississippi.

Map of Sous Chef Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Sous Chefs earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Sous Chef Salary By Company

Sous Chefs report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Hospitality companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Sous Chefs. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Sous Chefs are Facebook and Giant Eagle. If you can find a job at a company like Banner Health or Lfp, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Sous Chefs.

Sous Chef Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Sous Chef Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Sous Chef
04/28/2020
$36,523
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04/28/2020
$50,000
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04/26/2020
$50,000
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04/17/2020
$75,000
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04/15/2020
$50,000
Gecko Hospitality
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03/27/2020
$40,000
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03/25/2020
$48,000
Hourly Sous Chef Catering Chicago Botanic Garden
03/20/2020
$37,566
Sous Chef ~ Weekdays ~ Private School +
03/19/2020
$37,566
Goodwin Recruiting
Sous Chef
03/18/2020
$55,000
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