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Assistant Chef Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$53,766 (USD)

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The average pay for an Assistant Chef is $53,766 a year and $26 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Chef is between $39,765 and $65,418. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Assistant Chef jobs: 8,412

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Assistant Chef Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Assistant Chef (Cook)
May 13
New York, NY, USA
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter
The Assistant Chef is a key member of the full-service kitchen team, which will serve healthy, creative, and appealing meals (breakfast, lunch, and snack) for 480 students every day and special ...
Assistant Executive Chef, Kitchen
May 15
New York, NY, USA
Harlem Children's Zone
The Assistant Executive Chef will assist the Executive Chef with overall kitchen operation and administration. The Assistant Executive Chef will be responsible for creating, planning, and organizing ...
May 15
New York, NY, USA
Compass Group
You will assist in the supervision, preparation, and cooing of various food items, developing daily ... Assists the Executive Chef with managing cost controls and control expenditures for the account
May 14
Newark, NJ, USA
Compass Group
You will assist with establishing and maintaining systems and procedures for the ordering ... The Chef Manager ensures that requirements for appropriate sanitation and safety levels in ...
Sous Chef
May 20
Clifton, NJ, USA
JBK Enterprises LLC
The SOUS CHEF will assist in managing the line and ensuring the flow of service is efficient and smooth. You are in charge when the Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine are not on premises. We are ...
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