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$25,000 - AU$54,499
AU$35K
MEDIAN: AU$35,000
50%

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AU$10.05 - AU$22.80
AU$10
AU$18
AU$23
MEDIAN: AU$17.86
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$35,000  
   
Bonus
AU$700  
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$20,880 - AU$48,530  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$9AU$18AU$27
Hourly Rate
AU$10.05 - AU$22.80  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$0.49  
Overtime
AU$14.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Bonus
AU$700  
   
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$20,880 - AU$48,530  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$36,986

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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
74 %
Male
26 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Food Service Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
AU$37,000

▼11%

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 96%
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