The average salary for a Cook, Restaurant is AU$53,579 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

AU$42,150 - AU$56,526
AU$42K
AU$54K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$53,579
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AU$16.71 - AU$25.23
AU$17
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.50
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$42,150 - AU$56,526  
   
Bonus
AU$500.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$37,311 - AU$56,058  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$16.71 - AU$25.23  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$1.42  
Overtime
AU$25.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$500.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$37,311 - AU$56,058  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Restaurant

Pay by Experience for a Cook, Restaurant has a negative trend. An entry-level Cook, Restaurant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 313 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cook, Restaurant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Cook, Restaurant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 79 salaries. A Cook, Restaurant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,469

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Key Stats for Cook, Restaurant

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Cook, Restaurant Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼1%

Late-Career
▼4%

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%