The average hourly pay for a Catering Assistant in Australia is AU$20.08.
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AU$18 - AU$25
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AU$37,637 - AU$53,074
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Job Description for Catering Assistant
Catering assistants work for a companies that provides custom meals, such as event facilities, restaurants, and companies that provide meals for patients. When working for a catering company that deals with events, the catering assistant may help to organize event details and files. The catering assistant may be tasked with coordinating various services from third parties so that the facility and equipment is set up properly, according to client requests. The catering assistant may help with mar…Read more
Catering Assistant Tasks
- Set up and deliver food to customers.
- Assist with the general clean up.
- Deliver menu sections for the day.
- Assist in menus for dinner, breakfast and snacks.
The top respondents for the job title Catering Assistant are from the companies Spotless, Compass Group and Bupa Australia. Reported salaries are highest at Bupa Australia where the average pay is AU$20.03. Spotless pays the lowest at around AU$19.22.
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Pay by Experience Level for Catering Assistant
An entry-level Catering Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.93 based on 11 salaries. An early career Catering Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$19.89 based on 112 salaries. A mid-career Catering Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.46 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Catering Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.07 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$21.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Catering Assistant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (3.9% less), Cairns, Queensland (2.8% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.0% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 237 survey responses.