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Assistant Chef Salary

$48,189 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$1,166

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for an Assistant Chef is $48,189 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Chef is between $35,640 and $58,632. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Chef. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Arranges and participates in activities of cooks and other workers engaged in preparing and cooking foodstuffs.
  • Assumes responsibility for the kitchen in absence of Chef.
Assistant Chef Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 128,600

Estimated population of Assistant Chef jobs: 8,230

Rate of error: 2.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,864
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Assistant Chef Job Listings for United States

Assistant Chef
Oct 16
San Diego, CA, USA
APEX Recovery Rehab
This Individual will work directly under the Head Chef of our organization and report to both the Chef and Program Director of the facility. Apex Recovery is a luxury private rehabilitation company ...
Head Chef - Eastern Oregon
Dec 1
SF, United States
Minam River Lodge
Hiring for lead chef, assistant chef and baker/prep for 2020 season.
Sous Chef / Assistant Kitchen Manager
Nov 8
San Diego, CA, USA
Urban Plates LLC
Position Responsibilities: · The Sous Chef or Assistant Kitchen Manager position is responsible for assisting the Executive Chef or Executive Kitchen Manager in the management of all culinary ...
Head Chef
Nov 18
Austin, United States
The Austin Club
Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years as a head chef or assistant chef at an outstanding hotel, club, or resort. Candidates not meeting our qualifications will not be contacted. Job jumpers need ...
Assistant Pastry Chef
Nov 12
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Crown & Crumpet
Crown & Crumpet, the Bay Area's favourite British Tea Salon is looking for an assistant pastry chef to help our busy kitchen bake super delicious sweets and treats, cakes and cookies and really use ...

The average pay for an Assistant Chef is $48,189 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Chef is between $35,640 and $58,632. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Chef. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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