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Chef Salary
in Sycamore, Illinois

$57,765 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chef is $57,765 a year and $28 an hour in Sycamore, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chef is between $42,193 and $70,753. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Chef. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sycamore, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises, coordinates, and contributes to the activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing and cooking foods in hotel, restaurant, cafeteria, or other establishment.
  • Trains workers in task performance.
  • Determines food consumption, and requisitions or purchases foodstuffs, supplies, and equipment.
Chef Job Prevalence in Sycamore, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Chef jobs: 7,917

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Sycamore, Illinois

Sycamore Cost of Living Score:

Description: Sycamore is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. It has a commercial district based and centered on Illinois Route 64. The population was 17,519 at the 2010 census, up from 12,020 in 2000. Sycamore is the county seat of DeKalb County and was named after the sycamore tree....

Chef Job Listings for Sycamore, Illinois

Chef Manager
Jun 16
Rochelle, IL, USA
Salt 251
We are seeking a Chef Manager to join our team! You will thrive in a fast-paced environment and dedicate time to expanding our clientele base to establish the restaurant's brand and reputation.
Sous Chef
Jun 13
Cary, IL, USA
Tapas Calpe
We are now hiring for our full-time sous chef position. Tapas Calpe is our classic take on Spanish/European cuisine with its relaxed, but engaging atmosphere. Located within close proximity to Route ...
Banquet Sous Chef
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Sofitel Chicago
Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: * Provide warm, sincere and engaging service that follows the service ...
Restaurant Executive Chef
Jun 10
Lombard, IL, USA
Goodwin Recruiting
Executive Chef Responsibilities: * Responsible for optimizing food and labor costs while ensuring superior quality food goes to our guests * Builds a great culinary team. Hires, coaches, and develops ...
Jun 10
Lombard, IL, USA
Goodwin Recruiting
Talented and experienced Executive Chef candidates are needed in the Lombard area. Ideal candidates hail from high-volume, full-service corporate concepts or strong independent brands - a combination ...
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