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1,356 Executive Chef Salaries

Executive Chefs earn $58,000 annually on average, or $28 per hour, which is 13% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Executive Chefs work for Black Angus Steakhouse at $106,000 annually while the lowest paid Executive Chefs work for NCiM earning approximately $26,000 each year.

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$58K Compass Group's Average Executive Chef Salary (53 salaries)

Equal to national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
+$8K (14%) more than average Compass Group salary ($50K)
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+$12K (18%) more than average Compass Group Executive Chef salary ($58K)
"My starting salary was a base minimum of 55k. As for my growth and acceleration to being an integral piece of the company’s assets. I finished with the company at a salary of 70k in three years."
+$7K (11%) more than average Compass Group Executive Chef salary ($58K)
"I think with what I do and my progressive year after year growth with sales and profitability my salary does not match what I have achieved."
-$17K (34%) less than average Compass Group Executive Chef salary ($58K)
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$58K Guckenheimer's Average Executive Chef Salary (9 salaries)

Equal to national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
+$4K (7%) more than average Guckenheimer salary ($54K)
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+$22K (31%) more than average Guckenheimer Executive Chef salary ($58K)
"I think that it is a more than fair salary for our location and the industry."
+$23K (33%) more than average Guckenheimer Executive Chef salary ($58K)
-$2K (3%) less than average Guckenheimer Executive Chef salary ($58K)
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$60K FLIK International's Average Executive Chef Salary (5 salaries)

+$2K (3%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
+$18K (35%) more than average FLIK International salary ($42K)
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+$5K (8%) more than average FLIK International Executive Chef salary ($60K)
"I would say it was average."
-$6K (10%) less than average FLIK International Executive Chef salary ($60K)
-$10K (18%) less than average FLIK International Executive Chef salary ($60K)
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$87K J. Alexander's' Average Executive Chef Salary (3 salaries)

+$29K (40%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
+$51K (82%) more than average J. Alexander's salary ($36K)
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-$7K (8%) less than average J. Alexander's Executive Chef salary ($87K)
"Compared to other competitors, I believe my salary is above average. Early in my career I worked for smaller, privately-owned restaurants who don’t always offer the same competitive pay as my current company. Along with that, the benefits are better in the corporate sector of restaurants typically."
+$4K (4%) more than average J. Alexander's Executive Chef salary ($87K)
+$3K (3%) more than average J. Alexander's Executive Chef salary ($87K)

$59K P.F. Changs' Average Executive Chef Salary (3 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
+$24K (51%) more than average P.F. Changs salary ($35K)
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+$9K (14%) more than average P.F. Changs Executive Chef salary ($59K)
"The pay for my position is pretty good, I started as an assistant Executive Chef and got a promotion that brought me to 68,000"
+$1K (1%) more than average P.F. Changs Executive Chef salary ($59K)
-$2K (3%) less than average P.F. Changs Executive Chef salary ($59K)

$63K Chartwells' Average Executive Chef Salary (3 salaries)

+$5K (8%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
+$33K (70%) more than average Chartwells salary ($30K)
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+$12K (17%) more than average Chartwells Executive Chef salary ($63K)
"Underpaid. I work 10-12 hrs a day, sometimes 6-7 days a week and is not a salaried job."
-$12K (21%) less than average Chartwells Executive Chef salary ($63K)
-$28K (57%) less than average Chartwells Executive Chef salary ($63K)

$150K Centerport Yacht Club's Average Executive Chef Salary (1 salaries)

+$92K (88%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
Equal to average Centerport Yacht Club salary ($150K)
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Equal to average Centerport Yacht Club Executive Chef salary ($150K)
"The pay at a private club is very good. I work long hours and strive for member satisfaction. In order for that, you must take care of your employees. Your staff is everything!"

$125K Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort's Average Executive Chef Salary (1 salaries)

+$67K (73%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
+$91K (114%) more than average Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort salary ($34K)
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Equal to average Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Executive Chef salary ($125K)
"The salary was excellent. It is much higher than any other competitor than I am aware of."

$105K Hotel Ritz Carlton St Thomas' Average Executive Chef Salary (1 salaries)

+$47K (57%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
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Equal to average Hotel Ritz Carlton St Thomas Executive Chef salary ($105K)
"I am paid fairly for the title and the understanding behind is the coverage all every responsibilities. Cost, employee satisfaction, customer experience."

$98K Small Potatoes Catering and Events' Average Executive Chef Salary (1 salaries)

+$40K (51%) more than national average Executive Chef salary ($58K)
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Equal to average Small Potatoes Catering and Events Executive Chef salary ($98K)
"For the amount of time and effort put forward to sustain the companies vision, the compensation is fair. I have have been with the company for over eight years and the dedication and commitment to the company have been beneficial."
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