The average pay for a Mid-Career Head Chef is AU$60,533 per year.

AU$47,135 - AU$74,995
(Median)
AU$47K
AU$61K
AU$75K
MEDIAN: AU$60,533
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AU$19.93 - AU$30.53
(Median)
AU$20
AU$24
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$47,135 - AU$74,995  
   
Bonus
AU$493.16 - AU$6,642  
Profit Sharing
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$44,158 - AU$74,208  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$19.93 - AU$30.53  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$0.99  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$36.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$493.16 - AU$6,642  
   
Profit Sharing
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$44,158 - AU$74,208  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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National Average: AU$58,399

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Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Budget Management
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National Average
AU$58,000

People Management
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Operations Management
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Menu Planning
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Order Inventory
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Financial Reporting
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Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 97%
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