The average wage for a General/Institution Cook is AU$20.99 per hour.

AU$17.65 - AU$25.55
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.99
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$9AU$18AU$27
Hourly Rate
AU$17.65 - AU$25.55  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
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AU$36,400 - AU$53,564  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Pay by Experience Level for General/Institution Cook

Pay by Experience for a General/Institution Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level General/Institution Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General/Institution Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced General/Institution Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 8 salaries. A General/Institution Cook with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 7 salaries.

General/Institution Cook Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General/Institution Cook?

General/Institution Cook in Blacktown:
"Cook in a club."
Pros: Creative, fun, easy, most co-workers are good. Good head chef. Overtime rates are very good.
Cons: Top management, including one chef, treats you like shit. Club is known to treat its workers like shit. Conditions in kitchen too hot due to shitty extraction and shitty aircon systems. Basic pay is not great. Physical.

Key Stats for General/Institution Cook

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects General/Institution Cook Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
AU$44,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 80%