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Kitchen Chef Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$59,700 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Kitchen Chef is $59,700 a year and $29 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Kitchen Chef is between $43,607 and $73,124. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Kitchen Chef. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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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.
Kitchen Chef Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Kitchen Chef jobs: 7,917

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Kitchen Chef Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Executive Sous Chef - Seattle
Jun 24
Seattle, WA, USA
Mina Group
By embodying our values of adaptability and fluidity, we cultivate a whole new sense of hospitality that is uniquely Mina. #ZR Executive Sous Chef Operates the kitchen on a daily basis with ...
Jun 20
Seattle, WA, USA
Compass Group
Trains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and ... Hands-on chef experience a must * Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus ...
Hiring a Kitchen Supervisor for Piatti in UVillage
Jun 20
Piatti - Seattle
Executive Chef Dylan Giordan's menu features Italian-inspired, seasonally-dictated cuisine with an ... We are interviewing for Kitchen Supervisor As Kitchen Supervisor, you will set up your workstation ...
Executive Chef
Jun 18
Seattle, WA, USA
2311 California Ave SW
Have you dreamed of directing your own kitchen, creating beautiful dishes while expressing ... We are a female owned and operated restaurant in West Seattle seeking an experienced chef who aims ...
Kitchen Lead
Jun 26
Bothell, WA, USA
The Cottage
Leads kitchen team in chef's absence * Performs all kitchen functions including but not limited to, food prep, line cooking, dish plating, cleaning, opening and closing kitchen * Provides oversight ...
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