A person working as a Chef in Czech Republic typically earns around 36,600 CZK per month. Salaries range from 16,800 CZK (lowest) to 58,200 CZK (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Chef salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Chef salaries in Czech Republic range from 16,800 CZK per month (minimum salary) to 58,200 CZK per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 39,500 CZK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Chef(s) are earning less than 39,500 CZK while the other half are earning more than 39,500 CZK. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Chef(s) are earning less than 25,400 CZK while 75% of them are earning more than 25,400 CZK. Also from the diagram, 75% of Chef(s) are earning less than 52,800 CZK while 25% are earning more than 52,800 CZK.
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Chef salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
A Chef with less than two years of experience makes approximately 19,100 CZK per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 25,500 CZK per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.
Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 37,700 CZK per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Chef(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 46,000 CZK per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.
If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 50,100 CZK per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.
Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 54,300 CZK per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+34%|
|5 - 10 Years||+48%|
|10 - 15 Years||+22%|
|15 - 20 Years||+9%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Chef salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Chef is 22,200 CZK per month.
While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 42,900 CZK per month, 93% more than someone having a High School degree.
|Certificate or Diploma||+93%|
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Chef employees in Czech Republic earn 8% more than their female counterparts on average.
Chef(s) in Czech Republic are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.
The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.
The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Czech Republic for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
A Chef is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
43% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 57% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.
The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.Company Performance Bonuses
Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.Goal-Based Bonuses
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.
Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.
Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.
Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The average salary for Chef is 10% less than that of Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering. Also, Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries are 33% less than those of All Jobs.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|All Rounder||25,200 CZK||-31%|
|Assistant Executive Housekeeper||18,100 CZK||-51%|
|Assistant Food and Beverage Director||81,000 CZK||+120%|
|Assistant Hospitality Manager||84,400 CZK||+130%|
|Assistant Storekeeper||16,900 CZK||-54%|
|Assistant Tour Manager||39,800 CZK||+9%|
|Baker and Pastrycook||19,700 CZK||-46%|
|Bakery Manager||43,600 CZK||+19%|
|Bakery Superintendent||30,000 CZK||-18%|
|Banquet Manager||30,500 CZK||-17%|
|Banquet Server||19,800 CZK||-46%|
|Bar Attendant||20,300 CZK||-45%|
|Bar Manager||38,600 CZK||+5%|
|Bar Supervisor||28,200 CZK||-23%|
|Beverage Manager||49,500 CZK||+35%|
|Bistro Attendant||21,100 CZK||-42%|
|Buffet Chef||37,300 CZK||+2%|
|Buffet Host||19,300 CZK||-47%|
|Buffet Manager||41,100 CZK||+12%|
|Butcher and Slaughterer||16,300 CZK||-55%|
|Cafeteria Manager||35,600 CZK||-3%|
|Cake Decorator||21,400 CZK||-42%|
|Casino Shift Manager||69,100 CZK||+89%|
|Chain Store Customer Support||31,900 CZK||-13%|
|Club Manager||71,700 CZK||+96%|
|Cluster Director||92,100 CZK||+150%|
|Cluster Revenue Manager||69,100 CZK||+89%|
|Cocktail Server||20,700 CZK||-43%|
|Coffee Shop Manager||70,000 CZK||+91%|
|Confectionery Baker||22,300 CZK||-39%|
|Conference Services Manager||41,600 CZK||+14%|
|Corporate Sous Chef||55,400 CZK||+51%|
|Corporate Travel Consultant||51,700 CZK||+41%|
|Culinary Assistant||16,300 CZK||-55%|
|Culinary Associate||17,300 CZK||-53%|
|Dietary Aide||39,400 CZK||+8%|
|Dining Room Supervisor||35,400 CZK||-3%|
|Duty Manager||42,900 CZK||+17%|
|Events Coordinator||29,800 CZK||-19%|
|Executive Chef||42,900 CZK||+17%|
|Executive Pastry Chef||34,200 CZK||-7%|
|Fast Food Cook||31,300 CZK||-14%|
|Fast Food Shift Supervisor||31,900 CZK||-13%|
|Fine Dining Cook||52,900 CZK||+45%|
|Fine Dining Restaurant Chef||51,400 CZK||+40%|
|Fleet Manager||92,400 CZK||+150%|
|Food and Beverage Manager||73,900 CZK||+100%|
|Food Consultant||58,300 CZK||+59%|
|Food Safety Coordinator||41,200 CZK||+13%|
|Food Server||19,000 CZK||-48%|
|Food Service Director||68,500 CZK||+87%|
|Food Service Manager||78,300 CZK||+110%|
|Food Service Sales||46,900 CZK||+28%|
|Food Service Worker||18,300 CZK||-50%|
|Front Desk Agent||23,500 CZK||-36%|
|Front Office Manager||41,600 CZK||+14%|
|Guest Service Executive||63,100 CZK||+72%|
|Guest Service Representative||24,600 CZK||-33%|
|Head Concierge||30,000 CZK||-18%|
|Hospitality Director||117,000 CZK||+220%|
|Hostess / Host||21,600 CZK||-41%|
|Hotel Desk Clerk||23,100 CZK||-37%|
|Hotel Maid||16,600 CZK||-55%|
|Hotel Manager||112,000 CZK||+210%|
|Hotel Sales Manager||77,300 CZK||+110%|
|Hotel Service Supervisor||60,300 CZK||+65%|
|Hotel Staff||20,300 CZK||-45%|
|Inventory Coordinator||24,700 CZK||-33%|
|Kitchen Manager||38,700 CZK||+6%|
|Kitchen Staff||20,400 CZK||-44%|
|Kitchen Supervisor||33,700 CZK||-8%|
|Line Cook||33,900 CZK||-7%|
|Luggage Porter||15,100 CZK||-59%|
|Motel Manager||58,500 CZK||+60%|
|Pastrycooking and Baking Assistant||21,100 CZK||-42%|
|Production Operator||31,800 CZK||-13%|
|Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator||33,800 CZK||-8%|
|Regional Restaurant Manager||83,500 CZK||+130%|
|Restaurant Manager||75,400 CZK||+110%|
|Room Reservations Manager||71,400 CZK||+95%|
|Room Service Manager||71,700 CZK||+96%|
|Sous Chef||39,400 CZK||+8%|
|Supervisor of Food Services||50,700 CZK||+39%|
|Tour Consultant||52,200 CZK||+43%|
|Travel Agent||36,400 CZK||-1%|
|Travel Consultant||53,600 CZK||+46%|
|Waiter / Waitress||19,300 CZK||-47%|
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Czech Republic earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.