How much does a Chef Instructor make? The average Chef Instructor salary is $51,708 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $47,725 and $60,349. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Sur La Table - Alexandria , VA
The Chef Instructor blends culinary talent and teaching skills to support the Resident Chef in driving business results. The Chef Instructor reports to the Resident Chef. Job Duties And ...
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The Caboose - Ashland , VA
We want everyone who works with us to become a better cook, chef, manager, and most importantly, leader. We are a small team and require our chefs to wear many hats from line cook to prep cook to ...
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Captain Gregory's - Alexandria , VA
Upscale small plate American restaurant looking for an executive sous chef who enjoys elevated tapas and American small plates. Position allows you to create dishes, menus, and collaborate on special ...
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Commonwealth Lodging Management LLC - Virginia Beach , VA
The Executive Chef will plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation, and presentation of all food for the restaurant in a safe, sanitary work environment which ...
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Farmington Country Club - Charlottesville , VA
Our Staff Meals Chef is responsible for the daily production of food for the Club's employees in accordance with Club recipes and quality standards. You will be responsible for writing balanced and ...
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We are currently seeking an Executive Chef for our beautiful independent living community for active seniors in Midlothian - Chesterfield Heights. Overall Job Purpose: Ensuring the Community ...
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Chef Instructor Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Chef Instructor between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Chef Instructor in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $64,635
Washington, DC $57,561
Miami, FL $50,338
Chicago, IL $54,856
Boston, MA $58,259
New York, NY $62,204
Dallas, TX $51,372
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What is the average salary for Chef Instructor in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Chef Instructor in the United States. The base salary for Chef Instructor ranges from $47,725 to $60,349 with the average base salary of $51,708. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $48,194 to $60,398 with the average total cash compensation of $51,884.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $51,708 $47,725 - $60,349
Bonus $176 $469 - $49
Total Pay $51,884 $48,194 - $60,398
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What's the difference between Chef and Chef Instructor?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Chef Instructor is $51,708, and the average salary of Chef is $50,489. The average salary of Chef is lower than Chef Instructor. ( 2022-04-26 )
I am a Chef Instructor, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Chef Instructor. a Chef Instructor Salary in Arlington, MA is $58,259 as of April 26, 2022; a Chef Instructor Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $55,086 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 )
Why does the salary of a Chef Instructor vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 )
What are the Pay Factors for Chef Instructor?
Salary ranges for a Chef Instructor can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2022-04-26 )

Last Update: April 26, 2022