Average Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$21.78
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AU$150
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The average hourly pay for a Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in Australia is AU$21.78.
10%
A$18.93
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A$21.78
90%
A$25.42
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$25
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$150
Total Pay
AU$39,500 - AU$53,551

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Job Description for Cook, Institution and Cafeteria

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Tasks
  • Prepare ingredients by washing, chopping, weighing, and measuring.
  • Operate cafeteria's equipment to cook and produce meals.
  • Maintain food logs, expenditures, and inventory.
  • Clean and maintain work area, utensils, and dishes.
  • Monitor food quality and test for doneness, serving in standard portions and presentations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Institution and Cafeteria

An entry-level Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.37 based on 5 salaries. An early career Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.49 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.57 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.75 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Employees with Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.7% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cairns, Queensland (11.5% less), Sydney, New South Wales (6.4% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 188 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
42.0%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
13.8%