Executive Chef salary in the United States

Average salary
$56,500/yr
Based on 5,171 income tax records
$22,000
$109,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$44K
 
$54K
 
$58K
 
$60K
 
$56K
$22,000
$109,500
How much do Executive Chefs make?
The average total salary for a Executive Chef is $56,500 per year. This is based on data from 5,171 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Executive Chef and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Executive Chef salary can vary between $22,000 to $109,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Executive Chef salary by location

Executive Chef salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Compass Group, King County, WA
10 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$60K – $96K

Executive Chef demographics in United States

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55% are single
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45% are married
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41% have kids
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45% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Executive Chefs in United States

5,171 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a executive chef in the United States is $56,500 per year. Executive chef salaries in the United States can vary between $22,000 to $109,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 5,171 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as executive chef.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for executive chefs in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($80,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($80,000 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($72,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.