How much does a Executive Chef in Chicago,
IL make? The median annual Executive Chef salary in Chicago,
IL is $66,481, as of March 31, 2017, with a range usually between
$56,630-$80,478 not including bonus and benefit information
and other factors that impact base pay. However, the salary for someone with the title Executive Chef may vary depending on a number of factors including industry,
company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title
Executive Chef in Chicago, IL.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Executive Chef in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Executive Chef in the United States is $66,481 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Executive Chef in the United States are expected to make less than $66,481.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 31, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Executive Chef in Chicago, IL that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Executive Chef in Chicago are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 2017
Directs and oversees the operations of the kitchen(s), including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, and cost control. Creates and updates menus to maximize profits and minimize loss. Tests and develops recipes. Monitors customer satisfaction. Requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View full job description