The average rate for a Food Service Worker is AU$17.86 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$22,608 - AU$53,984
AU$40K
MEDIAN: AU$40,000
50%
AU$10.21 - AU$23.30
AU$10
AU$18
AU$23
MEDIAN: AU$18.13
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$53K
Salary AU$40,000
Bonus AU$400.00
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$21,256 - AU$49,893
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$10.21 - AU$23.30
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.53
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$32.30
Annual Data AU$0AU$49K
Bonus AU$400.00
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$21,256 - AU$49,893
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

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Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Worker

Pay by Experience for a Food Service Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Food Service Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$33,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Food Service Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Food Service Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 11 salaries. A Food Service Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$40,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$37,930

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Food Service Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Food Service Worker?

Food Service Worker in Brisbane:
"Boost Juice Worker."
Pros: Working at boost juice is a lot of fun, there is always music playing, it is relaxed and everyone who works there is great! The pay is really decent and there is always work available.
Cons: There are long shifts (7 hours) with only a 30mins break and you are always on your feet.

Key Stats for Food Service Worker

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Food Service Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲13%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
AU$38,000

▼13%

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%
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