The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$53,869 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$48,947 - AU$75,000
AU$49K
AU$54K
AU$75K
MEDIAN: AU$53,869
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AU$17.88 - AU$27.19
AU$18
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$23.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$48,947 - AU$75,000  
   
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$41,974 - AU$60,478  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.88 - AU$27.19  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
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$41,974 - AU$60,478  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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.

Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

Mid-Career
0%

Experienced
0%

National Average
AU$52,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 100%
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