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What is the average salary for Personal Chefs in the United States?

Personal Chefs earn an average hourly wage of $13.22. Hourly wages typically start from $8.49 and go up to $18.12. Personal Chefs earn an average salary of $27,500 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,660 and go up to $37,700.

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

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Highest

The top 10% of Personal Chefs in the United States earn:

$18.12 an hour $37,700 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Personal Chefs in the United States earn:

$15.61 an hour $32,460 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Personal Chefs in the United States earn:

$11.03 an hour $22,940 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Personal Chefs in the United States earn:

$9.73 an hour $20,240 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Personal Chefs in the United States earn:

$8.49 an hour $17,660 per year

Historical salary for Personal Chefs in the United States

Personal Chef salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Personal Chef Salary in California $25.31 $52,630 # 1
Personal Chef Salary in New York $12.74 $26,500 # 2
Personal Chef Salary in Texas $12.32 $25,620 # 3
Personal Chef Salary in South Carolina $10.62 $22,090 # 4
Personal Chef Salary in Oklahoma $9.39 $19,530 # 5
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics