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What is the average salary for Culinary Chefs in Tennessee?

Culinary Chefs earn an average hourly wage of $16.43. Hourly wages typically start from $8.84 and go up to $27.65. Culinary Chefs earn an average salary of $34,180 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,390 and go up to $57,520.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Culinary Chef job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Culinary Chefs earn in other states.

Highest

The top 10% of Culinary Chefs in Tennessee earn:

$27.65 an hour $57,520 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Culinary Chefs in Tennessee earn:

$22.29 an hour $46,360 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Culinary Chefs in Tennessee earn:

$14.04 an hour $29,200 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Culinary Chefs in Tennessee earn:

$10.35 an hour $21,520 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Culinary Chefs in Tennessee earn:

$8.84 an hour $18,390 per year

Historical salary for Culinary Chefs in Tennessee

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics