An Experienced Cook, Restaurant earns an average wage of AU$20.40 per hour.

AU$38,519 - AU$55,907
AU$39K
AU$53K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$52,674
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.41 - AU$25.41
AU$17
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$38,519 - AU$55,907
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$36,845 - AU$55,198
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$17.41 - AU$25.41
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$31.50
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$36,845 - AU$55,198
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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.

Cook, Restaurant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,598

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

Key Stats for Cook, Restaurant

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%