The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$53,745 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$48,819 - AU$75,503
AU$49K
AU$54K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$53,745
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AU$20.21 - AU$29.59
AU$20
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$23.68
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$48,819 - AU$75,503  
   
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$45,128 - AU$62,486  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$20.21 - AU$29.59  
   
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$45,128 - AU$62,486  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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
10%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

Experienced
▲1%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

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