Head Chef salary in US West Region

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Based on 458 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Head Chef is $42,000 per year. This is based on data from 458 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Head Chef and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Head Chef salary can vary between $18,000 to $82,000 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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Head Chef demographics in US West Region

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74% are single
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26% are married
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21% have kids
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24% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Head Chefs in US West Region

458 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a head chef in US West Region is $42,000 per year. Head chef salaries in US West Region can vary between $18,000 to $82,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 458 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as head chef.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for head chefs in US West Region: San Diego Metro Area, CA ($59,500 a year), Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($59,000 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($55,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.