The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$53,978 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$47,667 - AU$82,212
AU$48K
AU$52K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$52,389
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AU$17.87 - AU$30.20
AU$18
AU$23
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$23.45
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AU$0AU$82K
Salary AU$47,667 - AU$82,212
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$41,496 - AU$62,449
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$17.87 - AU$30.20
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
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$41,496 - AU$62,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef/Cook

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef/Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef/Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef/Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Head Chef/Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 9 salaries. A Head Chef/Cook with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
AU$51,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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