An Executive Chef earns an average salary of AU$78,104 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management, Budget Management, and Menu Planning. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$53,695 - AU$106,394
AU$54K
AU$78K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$78,266
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AU$16.77 - AU$45.62
AU$17
AU$28
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$27.63
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$53,695 - AU$106,394  
   
Bonus
AU$3,394 - AU$20,608  
Total Pay (?
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AU$50,262 - AU$107,360  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$16.77 - AU$45.62  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.37  
Overtime
AU$38.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$3,394 - AU$20,608  
   
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$50,262 - AU$107,360  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef

Pay by Experience for an Executive Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 99 salaries. An Executive Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 88 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$75,541

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Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
48%
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Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
AU$76,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

People Management
▲32%

Budget Management
▲27%

Menu Planning
▲11%

National Average
AU$76,000

Operations Management
▼9%

cooking
▼22%

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%
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