An Entry-Level Head Chef earns an average salary of AU$56,072 per year.

AU$43,679 - AU$72,144
(Median)
AU$44K
AU$56K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$56,072
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AU$19.14 - AU$29.94
(Median)
AU$19
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$43,679 - AU$72,144  
   
Bonus
AU$3,000  
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$41,209 - AU$70,926  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$19.14 - AU$29.94  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$19.54  
Overtime
AU$25.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$3,000  
   
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$41,209 - AU$70,926  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Budget Management
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People Management
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Food Preparation
0%

Order Inventory
0%

National Average
AU$55,000

Menu Planning
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Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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