The average wage for a Kitchen Chef in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$22.23 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$33,375 - AU$54,649
AU$33K
AU$47K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$47,166
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AU$17.87 - AU$25.74
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.48
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$33,375 - AU$54,649  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,391 - AU$54,716  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.87 - AU$25.74  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$21.37  
Overtime
AU$26.50  
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$37,391 - AU$54,716  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Chef

Pay by Experience for a Kitchen Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Kitchen Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Kitchen Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Kitchen Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 18 salaries. A Kitchen Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Kitchen Chef Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
AU$46,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries

Menu Planning
▲6%


National Average
AU$46,000

cooking
▼8%

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%
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