The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook is AU$22.91 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$44,570 - AU$65,304
AU$45K
AU$53K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$52,889
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AU$19.12 - AU$27.77
AU$19
AU$23
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.91
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Salary
AU$44,570 - AU$65,304  
   
Bonus
AU$3,500  
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$40,327 - AU$61,014  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$19.12 - AU$27.77  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$0.97  
Overtime
AU$29.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$3,500  
   
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$40,327 - AU$61,014  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef/Cook

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,249

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Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries



Late-Career
0%

National Average
AU$50,000


Skills That Affect Head Chef/Cook Salaries

National Average
AU$50,000


Cook
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Order Inventory
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cooking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 96%
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