The average rate for a Cook, Restaurant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$19.82 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$45,892 - AU$56,535
AU$46K
AU$53K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$53,437
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50%
90%
AU$16.03 - AU$24.93
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$19.82
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$45,892 - AU$56,535
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$36,246 - AU$55,779
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data AU$0AU$24
Hourly Rate AU$16.03 - AU$24.93
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.32
Overtime AU$17.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$36,246 - AU$55,779
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

Job Description for Cook, Restaurant

Cooks are restaurant workers who typically work under a head chef. They are responsible for preparing dishes, often from beginning to end. They must work with speed and precision as they often must push out food to customers as quickly and efficiently as possible while maintaining high standards of quality. Cooks are responsible for much of the cooking and assembly of a restaurant’s dishes. They also prepare, clean, and restock their stations whenever necessary. Cooks may sometimes supervise subordinates, and they may delegate certain tasks such as clearing or stocking a station.

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Cook, Restaurant Tasks

  • Follow recipes and product directions for preparing food.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • Stock, date, rotate and check temperature of product.
  • Clean and sanitize work stations and equipment.
  • Taste products and keep records in order to accurately plan food production.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Restaurant

Pay by Experience for a Cook, Restaurant has a negative trend. An entry-level Cook, Restaurant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cook, Restaurant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Cook, Restaurant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 19 salaries. A Cook, Restaurant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$36,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Cook, Restaurant

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Cook, Restaurant Salaries

▲3%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼7%

▼14%

▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 86%