Chef $47,604

Range $38,755 to $59,398

BLS Salary $48,460

Growth Rate 11%

Education Requirement High School

Training 2-4 years.  ACF professional certifications


Oversees a restaurant's kitchen by managing other members of the food preparation team, deciding what dishes to serve and adjusting orders to meet guests' requests. May assist in prep work, such as chopping vegetables, but more often will be involved in cooking specialty dishes.


Professional Associations


YouTube Channel Chefs


The Culinary Institute of America


Institute of Culinary Education