A Head Chef in Perth, Western Australia earns an average salary of AU$61,726 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$51,081 - AU$80,816
AU$51K
AU$62K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$61,552
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AU$19.72 - AU$33.54
AU$20
AU$27
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$51,081 - AU$80,816  
   
Bonus
AU$2,500  
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$49,743 - AU$79,480  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$19.72 - AU$33.54  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.11  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$2,500  
   
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$49,743 - AU$79,480  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Head Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 26 salaries. A Head Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Chef

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Operations Management
▲9%

People Management
▼0%

National Average
AU$61,000





Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%
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