Culinary Chefs Salary

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The average yearly salary for Culinary Chefs is $36,550. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Culinary Chefs, you could expect a starting pay rate of $30,100 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $43,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Culinary Chefs Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Culinary Chefs Salary

$29,240 - $43,860

Starting Yearly Culinary Chefs Salary

$24,080 - $36,120

Top Yearly Culinary Chefs Salary

$34,400 - $51,600

Monthly Culinary Chefs Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Culinary Chefs Salary

$2,437 - $3,655

Starting Monthly Culinary Chefs Salary

$2,007 - $3,010

Top Monthly Culinary Chefs Salary

$2,867 - $4,300

Hourly Culinary Chefs Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Culinary Chefs Salary

$13 - $20

Starting Hourly Culinary Chefs Salary

$11 - $16

Top Hourly Culinary Chefs Salary

$15 - $23


Culinary Chefs Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Culinary Chefs age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Culinary Chefs are male in the United States, and 51% of the Culinary Chefs are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Culinary Chefs


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