The average wage for a Chef Assistant is AU$19.84 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$33,515 - AU$55,270
AU$34K
AU$42K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$42,315
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50%
90%
AU$15.27 - AU$25.26
AU$15
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$19.82
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$33,515 - AU$55,270
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$32,416 - AU$53,031
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$15.27 - AU$25.26
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$4.60
Overtime AU$20.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
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$32,416 - AU$53,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

Job Description for Chef Assistant

A chef assistant works under the supervision of a chef at a restaurant, cafeteria, catering company, bakery or other food service establishment. The chef assistant often performs inventory and supply ordering duties, as well as assists in kitchen preparation so that the chef can more easily cook meals. These professionals must make sure the kitchen area and equipment are clean, safe and sanitized. Preparation duties performed by the chef assistant may include mixing, chopping and basic cooking. In some cases, the chef assistant works directly with customers as well.

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Chef Assistant Tasks

  • Assist in the planning of the menu and in the preparation of the meals for varying sized groups.
  • Clean and/or insure the sanitary conditions and operating order of kitchen appliances, equipment, food storage areas and the kitchen itself.
  • Purchase, verify quality and quantity of food and kitchen supplies required for daily activities and various functions.
  • Estimate the amount and kind of food to be purchased, taking into account the nature of the function and the number of guests.
  • Plan, budget, provision and maintain inventory.

Chef Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,482

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Chef Assistant

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Chef Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 86%