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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Chefs and Head Cooks

Annual Earnings
National 134,190 1.0 $43,180Explore the national job market for Chefs and Head Cooks

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Chefs and Head Cooks ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Las Vegas, NV 3.2
Phoenix, AZ 1.7
Hartford, CT 1.7
SF Metro Area 1.6
NYC Metro Area 1.5
Metro Area Median Earnings
DC Metro Area $58,750
San Jose, CA $56,360
Orlando, FL $56,070
Philadelphia Metro Area $55,840
Boston Metro Area $54,140

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Charleston, SC 3.8
Honolulu, HI 2.3
Sarasota, FL 2.0
Greenville, SC 2.0
Knoxville, TN 1.9
Metro Area Median Earnings
Provo-Orem, UT $54,440
Deltona, FL $54,040
Jackson, MS $53,070
Fayetteville, AR $52,880
Cape Coral, FL $52,680

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Naples, FL 2.9
Atlantic City, NJ 2.6
Athens, GA 2.3
Reno, NV 2.2
Santa Cruz, CA 1.9
Metro Area Median Earnings
Beaumont, TX $73,260
Wilmington, NC $65,370
Huntington, WV $62,270
Lubbock, TX $61,610
Naples, FL $57,550

National - Job Listings

Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap - Ashburn,VA
If you are a management professional who is looking to take on a fun and rewarding new challenge, join our team as our Sous Chef. As the Sous Chef you... Full Description

Crescent Hotels & Resorts - Reston,VA
Executive Chef for Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro at The Westin Reston Heights RESTAURANT OVERVIEW: We are currently in search of an Executive Chef for Vi... Full Description

Guckenheimer - Washington,DC
We encourage our team members to join in community events such as Chef Ann Foundation to support the #RealSchoolFood campaign, promoting cooking healt... Full Description

Marriott - Dulles,VA
Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations and preparation.... Full Description

Firebirds International, LLC - Leesburg,VA
Fire Up Your Career Firebirds is seeking a talented, passionate Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager to join our team in Leesburg, VA! We are looking for a ... Full Description

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks - 703 Bar + Kitchen - Fairfax,VA
At the Fairfax Marriott, we are seeking a passionate and driven sous chef to join our team! ... We are working diligently on an exciting new restauran... Full Description

2 Silos Brewing Company - Manassas,VA
SOUS CHEF. ... Job Summary/Goal of the Sous Chef: The Sous Chef shall be responsible for overseeing of all prepared foods, receiving of all goods and ... Full Description

Kenwood Country Club - Vienna,VA
The Sous Chef reports directly to the Executive Chef. He/She is responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in all aspects of food production, pertai... Full Description

Great American Restaurants - Fairfax,VA
We are seeking Chefs, Sous Chefs and Kitchen Managers to join our growing team!.... Full Description

Mikaku - Herndon,VA
We are seeking a Sushi Chef to join our team!... Full Description

Job Openings

Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap - Ashburn,VA
Crescent Hotels & Resorts - Reston,VA
Guckenheimer - Washington,DC
Marriott - Dulles,VA
Firebirds International, LLC - Leesburg,VA
Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks - 703 Bar + Kitchen - Fairfax,VA