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How much does a Head Chef make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$49,497 /yr
Average Base Pay

329 salaries

US$26K

Low

US$49K

Average

US$93K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Head Chef make? The national average salary for a Head Chef is $49,497 in United States. Filter by location to see Head Chef salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 329 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
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£21,700

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£33,367

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Mitchells & Butlers
3.6

Mitchells & Butlers

Head Chef

£31,297

 /yr
Range: £25K - £40K
102 salaries
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£25K

£40K

£25,414 - £40,315 Range

Prezzo
3.4

Prezzo

Head Chef - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £11 - £15

£11

£15

£11 - £15 Range

Barchester Healthcare
3.7

Barchester Healthcare

Head Chef - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £11 - £16

£11

£16

£11 - £16 Range

Young’s Pubs
3.8

Young’s Pubs

Head Chef

£34,480

 /yr
Range: £31K - £38K

£31K

£38K

£30,766 - £38,193 Range

The Lounges
3.9

The Lounges

Head Chef

£31,827

 /yr
Range: £29K - £36K

£29K

£36K

£28,645 - £35,540 Range

wagamama
3.7

wagamama

Head Chef

£37,303

 /yr
Range: £34K - £43K

£34K

£43K

£34,044 - £42,793 Range

Marston's
3.6

Marston's

Head Chef

£29,573

 /yr
Range: £22K - £38K

£22K

£38K

£22,279 - £38,193 Range

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Vintage Inns
3.4

Vintage Inns

Head Chef

£24,337

 /yr
Range: £24K - £29K

£24K

£29K

£24,221 - £28,973 Range

Harvester
3.3

Harvester

Head Chef

£29,927

 /yr
Range: £27K - £34K

£27K

£34K

£27,053 - £33,949 Range

Parkdean Resorts
3.6

Parkdean Resorts

Head Chef

£27,464

 /yr
Range: £23K - £39K

£23K

£39K

£23,212 - £39,023 Range

HC-One
2.5

HC-One

Head Chef - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Fuller's
3.7

Fuller's

Head Chef

£33,177

 /yr
Range: £26K - £40K

£26K

£40K

£25,668 - £39,697 Range

Corecruitment
4.2

Corecruitment

Head Chef

£36,327

 /yr
Range: £29K - £50K

£29K

£50K

£28,624 - £50,393 Range

Toby Carvery
3.5

Toby Carvery

Head Chef

£31,827

 /yr
Range: £28K - £34K

£28K

£34K

£27,584 - £33,949 Range

Greene King
3.5

Greene King

Head Chef

£22,112

 /yr
Range: £15K - £43K

£15K

£43K

£15,213 - £42,593 Range

Berkeley Scott
3.5

Berkeley Scott

Head Chef

£28,973

 /yr
Range: £23K - £42K

£23K

£42K

£23,178 - £42,436 Range

Turtle Bay
3.8

Turtle Bay

Head Chef

£33,419

 /yr
Range: £30K - £35K

£30K

£35K

£30,000 - £35,000 Range

Premier Inn
3.6

Premier Inn

Head Chef

£22,279

 /yr
Range: £19K - £28K

£19K

£28K

£19,027 - £27,765 Range

Sodexo
3.4

Sodexo

Head Chef - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £23

£10

£23

£10 - £23 Range

Cosy Club
3.7

Cosy Club

Head Chef

£36,867

 /yr
Range: £34K - £40K

£34K

£40K

£33,671 - £39,784 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.

£29,012
per year
A Head Chef in the Bristol Area area reported making £29,012 per year
Additional Pay
£50 profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£40,000
per year
A Head Chef in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£13
hourly
A Head Chef in the Aberdeen Area area reported making £13 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Aberdeen Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£26,000
per year
A Head Chef in the Stoke-on-Trent Area area reported making £26,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Stoke-on-Trent Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£22,000
per year
A Head Chef in the Manchester Area area reported making £22,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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