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$32,578 - AU$54,734
AU$33K
AU$47K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$46,795
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AU$18.08 - AU$25.88
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.23
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$32,578 - AU$54,734  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,069 - AU$55,042  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$18.08 - AU$25.88  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$21.52  
Overtime
AU$25.00  
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
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$37,069 - AU$55,042  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Chef

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Kitchen Chef Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
AU$46,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries

Menu Planning
▲5%

National Average
AU$46,000


cooking
▼9%

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 94%
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