How much does a Head Chef make?

Updated 15 Sep 2021
£29,883 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,053 salaries

£22K

Low

£30K

Average

£40K

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No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Head Chef is £29,883 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Head Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1053 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Head Chef employees.

Seniority Levels

L7
Head Chef£29,883 /yr
L11
Executive Chef£45,310 /yr
L12
Chief Chef£23,515 /yr
Career Path

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Mitchells & Butlers
3.8

Mitchells & Butlers

Head Chef

£30,205

 /yr
Range: £25K - £39K
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£25K

£39K

£24,527 - £38,908 Range

Prezzo
3.3

Prezzo

Head Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £15

£10

£15

£10 - £15 Range

Barchester Healthcare
3.4

Barchester Healthcare

Head Chef - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £10 - £15

£10

£15

£10 - £15 Range

Young’s Pubs
3.8

Young’s Pubs

Head Chef

£33,021

 /yr
Range: £30K - £37K

£30K

£37K

£29,693 - £36,860 Range

The Lounges
3.9

The Lounges

Head Chef

£30,717

 /yr
Range: £28K - £34K

£28K

£34K

£27,645 - £34,301 Range

Vintage Inns
3.2

Vintage Inns

Head Chef

£23,488

 /yr
Range: £23K - £28K

£23K

£28K

£23,376 - £27,962 Range

Marston's
3.6

Marston's

Head Chef

£28,541

 /yr
Range: £22K - £37K

£22K

£37K

£21,502 - £36,860 Range

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wagamama
3.9

wagamama

Head Chef

£36,364

 /yr
Range: £33K - £41K

£33K

£41K

£32,857 - £41,301 Range

Harvester
3.5

Harvester

Head Chef

£28,883

 /yr
Range: £26K - £33K

£26K

£33K

£26,109 - £32,765 Range

Parkdean Resorts
3.7

Parkdean Resorts

Head Chef

£26,390

 /yr
Range: £22K - £38K

£22K

£38K

£22,402 - £38,000 Range

HC-One
2.6

HC-One

Head Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

Corecruitment
4.7

Corecruitment

Head Chef

£35,059

 /yr
Range: £28K - £49K

£28K

£49K

£27,626 - £48,635 Range

Fuller's
3.8

Fuller's

Head Chef

£31,923

 /yr
Range: £25K - £37K

£25K

£37K

£24,773 - £37,289 Range

Toby Carvery
3.3

Toby Carvery

Head Chef

£30,717

 /yr
Range: £27K - £33K

£27K

£33K

£26,621 - £32,765 Range

Berkeley Scott
3.6

Berkeley Scott

Head Chef

£27,962

 /yr
Range: £22K - £41K

£22K

£41K

£22,369 - £40,956 Range

Greene King
3.5

Greene King

Head Chef

£20,992

 /yr
Range: £15K - £41K

£15K

£41K

£14,682 - £41,107 Range

Premier Inn
3.7

Premier Inn

Head Chef

£21,502

 /yr
Range: £18K - £27K

£18K

£27K

£18,364 - £26,796 Range

Cosy Club
3.8

Cosy Club

Head Chef

£35,580

 /yr
Range: £32K - £38K

£32K

£38K

£32,496 - £38,396 Range

Sodexo
3.5

Sodexo

Head Chef - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £11 - £22

£11

£22

£11 - £22 Range

Carluccio's
3.8

Carluccio's

Head Chef

£43,620

 /yr
Range: £25K - £44K

£25K

£44K

£25,000 - £43,620 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Head Chef salaries

The national average salary for a Head Chef is £29,883 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Head Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1053 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Head Chef employees.

The highest salary for a Head Chef in United Kingdom is £40,338 per year.

The lowest salary for a Head Chef in United Kingdom is £22,137 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent head chef salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£20,068
per year
A Senior Head Chef in the Luton Area area reported making £20,068 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Luton Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£28,500
per year
A Head Chef in the Oxford Area area reported making £28,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£33,038
per year
A Head Chef in the Portsmouth Area area reported making £33,038 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portsmouth Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£43,053
per year
A Head Chef in the London Area area reported making £43,053 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
£29,000
per year
A Head Chef in the Birmingham Area area reported making £29,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£30,500
per year
A Head Chef in the London Area area reported making £30,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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