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Hotel Chef Salary

$53,494 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hotel Chef is $53,494 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Hotel Chef is between $39,074 and $65,522. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Hotel Chef. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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.
Hotel Chef Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Hotel Chef jobs: 7,917

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Hotel Chef Job Listings for United States

The Beverly Hills Hotel | Chef de Cuisine
May 7
Beverly Hills, CA, USA
The Beverly Hills Hotel
Job Title Chef de Cuisine - Polo Lounge Contract Type Permanent Position Overview The primary ... The Beverly Hills Hotel Pledge. Due to the nature of the hospitality industry, employees are ...
Sous Chef
May 21
Brooklyn, NY, USA
The William Vale Hotel
Chef ANDREW CARMELLINI and Chef Anthony Ricco are seeking an SOUS CHEF to join them at The WILLIAM VALE HOTEL. This opportunity has tremendous growth potential within our growing hospitality family.
Executive Chef
May 17
Redondo Beach, CA, USA
Shade Hotel
Shade Hotel Redondo Beach is hiring an Executive Chef! We are looking for an experienced, talented, and hospitable Executive Chef to join the Shade Family! The Executive Chef is responsible for ...
Hotel Banquet Chef
May 17
Boston, MA, USA
Goodwin Recruiting
We are seeking an experienced Hotel Banquet Chef in Boston for a Luxury Hotel. The ideal candidate will be a motivational leader and have excellent time management skills, specific experience with ...
Restaurant Sous Chef /Hotel
May 17
Portland, OR, USA
Red Lion on The River
The Red Lion Hotel on the River is a full service convention hotel located on the banks of the Columbia River. We are searching for an outstanding Sous Chef to lead our restaurant kitchen operation.
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