The average hourly pay for a Cafeteria Worker in Australia is AU$18.78.
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Job Description for Cafeteria Worker
Cafeteria workers are responsible for a variety of food service-related tasks for their company, such as cleaning tables, taking customer orders, and responding to inquiries. These individuals must have excellent communication skills to work well with cafeteria staff and respond to customers' questions in a professional and helpful manner. They must be able to work well on a team, but also on their own with minimal supervision. Some main responsibilities of cafeteria workers include service san…Read more
Cafeteria Worker Tasks
- Serve customers standard portions of food, answering questions about ingredients, and preparation.
- Place food, condiments and supplies in the appropriate locations.
- Wash and clean area and equipment, including dishes, pots, and pans.
- Collect payment for items purchased.
- Prepare food according to established procedures, following hygienic practices and ensuring correct temperatures.
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Pay by Experience Level for Cafeteria Worker
An entry-level Cafeteria Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$15.55 based on 8 salaries. An early career Cafeteria Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$17.30 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Cafeteria Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.90 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Cafeteria Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.21 based on 9 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Cafeteria Worker in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 2.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (18.4% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (13.3% less).
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