How much does a Culinary Chef make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Culinary Chef in the United States is $29 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $22 and $31. Hourly rate 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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Farmington Country Club - Charlottesville , VA
Are you dependable, team-oriented, and looking to enhance your culinary experience?Are you looking ... Our Staff Meals Chef is responsible for the daily production of food for the Club's employees in ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 19 days ago
Commonwealth Lodging Management LLC - Virginia Beach , VA
The Executive Chef will plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production ... Culinary Certificate or Degree by an accredited culinary agency preferred * Solid knowledge of ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 9 days ago
Design Cuisine - Arlington , VA
The Pastry Chef is responsible for leadership of all commissary production for sweet and savory baked goods for operations & culinary events for Design Cuisine . We are seeking an experienced Pastry ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
RCS Hospitality Group - Arlington , VA
... Chef ... The successful candidate will be a talented culinary professional that will establish and work well ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 22 days ago
Private Family in McLean, Virginia - McLean , VA
Ideally, chef has culinary degree with 10+ years experience. Business lunches 1-2x/month for 2 - 4 guests, cocktail receptions, sit-down dinners for up to 12. With larger events, extra staff brought ...
ZipRecruiter - 30 days ago
Goodstone Inn & Restaurant - Middleburg , VA
The Executive Chef will train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise and coordinate all related culinary activities, including special catering events, such as corporate meals and wedding ...
LinkedIn - 28 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Culinary Chef in the United States. The average hourly rate for Culinary Chef ranges from $22 to $31 with the average hourly pay of $29. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $26 to $39 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $35.

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