Sous Chef Salary in the UK

£27,400
per year
per month
£1,850
per month
per year

Sous Chef - Average Salary

The average salary for a Sous Chef is £27,400 gross per year (£1,850 net per month), which is £2,200 (-7%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Sous Chef can expect an average starting salary of £20,550. The highest salaries can exceed £55,000.
£20,550
Low
£27,400
Average salary
£55,000
High
£1,460
Low
£1,850
Average salary
£3,370
High

Sous Chef Salary Range

Low
£20,550
Average salary
£27,400
Senior
£34,800
High
£55,000
Low
£1,460
Average salary
£1,850
Senior
£2,270
High
£3,370
Among sous chefs, Junior Sous Chefs tend to have the lowest salaries, while Senior Sous Chefs enjoy the highest salaries.

Sous Chef - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Sous Chef£35K/year
+27% 
Executive Sous Chef£33K/year
+21% 
Banquet Sous Chef£27K/year
 -3%
Hotel Sous Chef£26K/year
 -6%
Junior Sous Chef£21K/year
 -25%

Sous Chef - Pay by Experience Level

A Junior Sous Chef with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £20,550 gross per year. A mid career Sous Chef with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,300, while a Senior Sous Chef with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £34,800. Sous Chefs with more than 20 years of experience earn £38,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Sous Chef

Late Career▲ +39%
Senior▲ +27%
Average Salary£27,400/year
Mid Career▼ -8%
Junior▼ -25%

Gender Breakdown

Female
28%
Male
72%

Sous Chef - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Sous Chef jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Sous Chef

How much does a Sous Chef make in the UK?
A Sous Chef in the UK earns an average of £27,400 gross per year, which is about £1,850 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Sous Chef updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Sous Chef in the UK?
The starting salary of a Sous Chef in the UK is around £20,550 gross per year. Junior Sous Chefs usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Sous Chef in the UK?
The highest salary of a Sous Chef in the UK can reach and exceed £55,000 gross per year. Senior Sous Chefs usually have the highest salaries.
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