Chefs & head cooks are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Chefs & head cooks was $36,165 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Chefs & head cooks by wage are Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters, Industrial truck & tractor operators, and Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic.
Chefs & head cooks are part of the Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations, along with Chefs & head cooks, Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, Cooks, Food preparation workers, Bartenders, and 7 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Chefs & head cooks are Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace PUMA, NY, Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone PUMA, NY, and Elmhurst & South Corona PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Chefs & head cooks are Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace PUMA, NY, Lauderhill & Lauderdale Lakes Cities PUMA, FL, and Elmhurst & South Corona PUMA, NY.