How much does a Chef make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
£21,170 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,545 salaries

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How much does a Chef make? The national average salary for a Chef is £21,170 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Chef salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,545 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chef employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chef£21,170 /yr
L4
Lead Chef£23,515 /yr
L7
Head Chef£29,883 /yr
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Related Job Titles

Chef De Cuisine

£21,700

per year

Chef Manager

£25,766

per year

Cook

£19,984

per year

Corporate Chef

£21,771

per year

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Prezzo
3.4

Prezzo

Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £8 - £10
131 salaries
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£8

£10

£8 - £10 Range

wagamama
3.7

wagamama

Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £8 - £13

£8

£13

£8 - £13 Range

The Lounges
3.9

The Lounges

Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £11

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

Mitchells & Butlers
3.6

Mitchells & Butlers

Chef - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £6 - £16

£6

£16

£6 - £16 Range

HC-One
2.5

HC-One

Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £8 - £12

£8

£12

£8 - £12 Range

Atalian Servest
2.8

Atalian Servest

Chef - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £15

£10

£15

£10 - £15 Range

Greene King
3.5

Greene King

Chef - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £6 - £12

£6

£12

£6 - £12 Range

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McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Chef

£20,216

 /yr
Range: £11K - £317K

£11K

£317K

£10,798 - £316,816 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Chef - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £5 - £78

£5

£78

£5 - £78 Range

Barchester Healthcare
3.7

Barchester Healthcare

Chef - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £14

£10

£14

£10 - £14 Range

Four Seasons Health Care
3.8

Four Seasons Health Care

Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £14

£9

£14

£9 - £14 Range

Blue Arrow
3.4

Blue Arrow

Chef - Hourly

£13

 /hr
Range: £10 - £16

£10

£16

£10 - £16 Range

Stonegate Pub Company
3.5

Stonegate Pub Company

Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £6 - £11

£6

£11

£6 - £11 Range

Cosy Club
3.7

Cosy Club

Chef - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £11

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

PizzaExpress
4.1

PizzaExpress

Chef - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £840

£8

£840

£8 - £840 Range

Cucumber Recruitment
4.9

Cucumber Recruitment

Chef - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £14 - £14

£14

£14

£14 - £14 Range

Sodexo USA
3.5

Sodexo USA

Chef - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

J D Wetherspoon
3.6

J D Wetherspoon

Chef - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £15

£8

£15

£8 - £15 Range

Priory Group
2.9

Priory Group

Chef - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Whitbread
4

Whitbread

Chef - Hourly

£8

 /hr
Range: £7 - £11

£7

£11

£7 - £11 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chef salaries

The national average salary for a Chef is £21,170 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2545 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chef employees.

The highest salary for a Chef in United Kingdom is £29,706 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chef in United Kingdom is £15,087 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£7
hourly
A Pizza Maker in the London Area area reported making £7 per hour
Job Highlights
London Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£40,000
per year
A Chef in the Plymouth Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Plymouth Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£10
hourly
A Wood-Fired Pizza Chef in the Belfast Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Belfast Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£18,000
per year
A Chef in the Southend-on-Sea Area area reported making £18,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Southend-on-Sea Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£18,000
per year
A Chef in the Leicester Area area reported making £18,000 per year
Additional Pay
£700 tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
Leicester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£32,121
per year
A Sous Chef in the Guildford Area area reported making £32,121 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Guildford Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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