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Water Transport Sous Chef Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$69,705 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Water Transport Sous Chef is $69,705 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Water Transport Sous Chef is between $50,206 and $85,804. 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

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of kitchen workers to prepare and cook food aboard passenger ship.
  • Attains menus planned by chef, passenger vessel and steward/stewardess, chief, passenger ship.
  • Determines kinds and amounts of foodstuffs necessary to prepare items listed on menus.
  • Plans sequence and time of cooking operations to meet meal-serving hours.
  • Assigns specific tasks to cooks of several galleys.
  • Directs cooks performing tasks.
  • Determines size of food portions and observes workers serving food.
  • Evaluates and solves problems encountered, such as substituting items on menus, reusing cooked food, and reducing excess waste and spoilage.
  • Inspects galleys, pantries, serving stations, and butchering and baking shops for cleanliness.
  • May assist in cooking tasks and in preparing hot and cold canapes and hors d'oeuvres for banquets, cocktail parties, and other social functions.
Water Transport Sous Chef Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Water Transport Sous Chef jobs: 7,774

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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