Culinary Chef Salary

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What is the average salary for a Culinary Chef?

The average salary of a Culinary Chef is $22.4. Salaries start from $11.6 and go up to $35.7. Please note that the average salary for a Culinary Chef may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

Learn more about the Culinary Chef job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

$0 $35.7
Starting ($11.62)
Junior ($14.94)
Experienced ($20.43)
Senior ($27.71)
Highest ($35.69)
Highest

The top 10% of Culinary Chefs in United States earn:

$35.7
Senior

The top 25% of Culinary Chefs in United States earn:

$27.7
Experienced

The middle 50% of Culinary Chefs in United States earn:

$20.4
Junior

The bottom 25% of Culinary Chefs in United States earn:

$14.9
Starting

The bottom 10% of Culinary Chefs in United States earn:

$11.6

Historical salary

Culinary Chef salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Culinary Chef Salary in District of Columbia 29.1 1
Culinary Chef Salary in Connecticut 27.7 2
Culinary Chef Salary in New Jersey 27.6 3
Culinary Chef Salary in New York 27.2 4
Culinary Chef Salary in Delaware 25.8 5
Culinary Chef Salary in Massachusetts 25.7 6
Culinary Chef Salary in Nevada 25.0 7
Culinary Chef Salary in Hawaii 24.9 8
Culinary Chef Salary in Florida 24.8 9
Culinary Chef Salary in Rhode Island 24.3 10
Culinary Chef Salary in Arizona 24.1 11
Culinary Chef Salary in North Carolina 23.7 12
Culinary Chef Salary in West Virginia 23.3 13
Culinary Chef Salary in Alaska 23.0 14
Culinary Chef Salary in Minnesota 23.0 15
Culinary Chef Salary in California 22.9 16
Culinary Chef Salary in Washington 22.7 17
Culinary Chef Salary in Colorado 22.5 18
Culinary Chef Salary in United States 22.4 19
Culinary Chef Salary in Maryland 22.4 20
Culinary Chef Salary in Vermont 22.2 21
Culinary Chef Salary in New Hampshire 22.2 22
Culinary Chef Salary in Texas 21.8 23
Culinary Chef Salary in Alabama 21.7 24
Culinary Chef Salary in Virginia 21.0 25
Culinary Chef Salary in Wyoming 21.0 26
Culinary Chef Salary in Utah 20.8 27
Culinary Chef Salary in Kentucky 20.8 28
Culinary Chef Salary in Missouri 20.8 29
Culinary Chef Salary in Illinois 20.8 30
Culinary Chef Salary in Pennsylvania 20.7 31
Culinary Chef Salary in Georgia 20.7 32
Culinary Chef Salary in Maine 20.5 33
Culinary Chef Salary in Louisiana 19.9 34
Culinary Chef Salary in Ohio 19.8 35
Culinary Chef Salary in South Dakota 19.4 36
Culinary Chef Salary in Michigan 19.4 37
Culinary Chef Salary in New Mexico 19.3 38
Culinary Chef Salary in Virgin Islands 18.9 39
Culinary Chef Salary in Oregon 18.7 40
Culinary Chef Salary in Mississippi 18.6 41
Culinary Chef Salary in Tennessee 18.2 42
Culinary Chef Salary in Iowa 18.1 43
Culinary Chef Salary in Montana 18.1 44
Culinary Chef Salary in Indiana 18.0 45
Culinary Chef Salary in Nebraska 17.4 46
Culinary Chef Salary in South Carolina 17.3 47
Culinary Chef Salary in North Dakota 17.2 48
Culinary Chef Salary in Kansas 17.2 49
Culinary Chef Salary in Wisconsin 16.6 50
Culinary Chef Salary in Arkansas 16.5 51
Culinary Chef Salary in Idaho 15.8 52
Culinary Chef Salary in Oklahoma 15.6 53
Culinary Chef Salary in Guam 13.4 54
Culinary Chef Salary in Puerto Rico 13.0 55