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Chef Under Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,370 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chef Under is $49,370 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chef Under is between $36,514 and $60,070. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chef Under. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Chef Under Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Chef Under jobs: 8,412

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Chef Under Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Sous Chef
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Taste 222
POSITION OVERVIEW The Sous Chef is responsible for the successful production and execution of meal services under the direction and scheduling of the Executive Chef. Additionally, the Sous Chef may ...
Sous Chef
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Roots Handmade Pizza
... under construction on our two new locations at Piper's Alley and in Printer's Row. The Roots ... Chef at one of our new locations. Essential Functions: • Set up and stock stations with all ...
Pastry Sous Chef
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
GT Prime Steakhouse
We are looking for hard-working individuals who are enthusiastic to learn what it takes to work under Executive Chef Giuseppe Tentori and Pastry Chef Andrew Pingul in a Bib-Gourmand Award Winning ...
Culinary Apprentice
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Home Chef
Mise en place daily for Food Stylist Chef * Operate camera equipment under the guidance of food photographer New Meal Development * Taste and provide feedback daily on all meals chefs develop ...
Banquet Chef
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Teatro ZinZanni Restaurant
HEAD CHEF- BANQUETS - for a new Theater Restaurant Opening in mid July. The team behind The Goddess ... Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines. * Effective verbal and written ...
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