how much do chefs earn per hour the max that they can earn an hour.
Pay for chefs depends on the size, type and location of the establishment they work in, and the position they hold.
Apprentice chefs usually earn minimum wage or a little more.
Commis chefs usually earn $37,000 to $48,000 a year.
Chefs de partie usually earn $48,000 to $58,000.
Sous chefs usually earn $55,000 to $65,000.
Head/executive chefs can earn $65,000 to $100,000.
Sources: Frontline Hospitality, ‘Frontline Hospitality Salary Guide 2018’, 2018; and Restaurant Association of New Zealand, ‘2017 Remuneration Survey Results’, 2017.