How much money can a chef make?

It depends of skill level, experience, and what kind of chef.

  • An exectutive chef or chef de cuisine can make any where from $50,000 to $250,000, the last being the pay rate if you work for Gordon Ramsey.
  • Next is sous chef these guys work just hard as the executive chef but earn a significantly less amount. They earn $28,000 to $60,000.
  • Next is line chef they make about as much as the sous chef.