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Executive CHEF Salary

National Average
$28,000 $66,332 /year $99,500
$32 /hour
National Average
$2,333 $5,527 /month $8,292
$32 /hour
National Average
$538 $1,275 /week $1,913
$32 /hour
National Average
$13.46 $32 /hour $47.84
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $90,000 $7,500 $1,730 $43
75th Percentile $76,000 $6,333 $1,461 $37
Average $66,332 $5,527 $1,275 $32
25th Percentile $52,500 $4,375 $1,009 $25
Executive CHEF Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does an Executive CHEF make?

As of Jun 21, 2022, the average annual pay for an Executive CHEF in the United States is $66,332 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $31.89 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,276/week or $5,528/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $99,500 and as low as $28,000, the majority of Executive CHEF salaries currently range between $52,500 (25th percentile) to $76,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $90,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Executive CHEF varies greatly (by as much as $23,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Executive CHEF job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. An Executive CHEF in your area makes on average $67,808 per year, or $1,476 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $66,332. Virginia ranks number 18 out of 50 states nationwide for Executive CHEF salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Executive CHEF jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Executive CHEF Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Executive CHEF job is above the national average. Topping the list is Santa Clara, CA, with San Francisco, CA and Fremont, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Fremont, CA beats the national average by $10,911 (16.4%), and Santa Clara, CA furthers that trend with another $15,468 (23.3%) above the $66,332 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Executive CHEF appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between Santa Clara, CA and Sunnyvale, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Executive CHEF role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Santa Clara, CA$81,801$6,817$1,573$39.33
San Francisco, CA$79,167$6,597$1,522$38.06
Fremont, CA$77,243$6,437$1,485$37.14
Marysville, WA$76,159$6,347$1,465$36.61
San Jose, CA$74,775$6,231$1,438$35.95
Oakland, CA$74,041$6,170$1,424$35.60
East Hampton, NY$73,928$6,161$1,422$35.54
Jackson, WY$73,761$6,147$1,418$35.46
Alexandria, VA$73,613$6,134$1,416$35.39
Sunnyvale, CA$72,985$6,082$1,404$35.09
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