Executive Chef salary in California

Average salary
$63,500/yr
Based on 491 income tax records
$21,000
$128,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$21,000
$128,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Executive Chefs make?
The average total salary for a Executive Chef is $63,500 per year. This is based on data from 491 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Executive Chef and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Executive Chef salary can vary between $21,000 to $128,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Executive Chef salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Francisco, CA
21 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$50K – $82K
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San Jose, CA
13 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$64K – $82K
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Los Angeles, CA
25 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$46K – $68K

Executive Chef salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Compass Group, California
32 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$47K – $77K
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Guckenheimer Enterprises, California
10 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$64K – $75K

Executive Chef demographics in California

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59% are single
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41% are married
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39% have kids
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33% own a home

Executive Chef salaries by age in California

$0
$17,000
$34,000
$51,000
$68,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Executive Chefs in California

491 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a executive chef in California is $63,500 per year. Executive chef salaries in California can vary between $21,000 to $128,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 491 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as executive chef.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for executive chefs in California: San Francisco, CA ($71,000 a year), San Jose, CA ($69,000 a year), and San Diego, CA ($66,500 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.