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Average Cook, Restaurant Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.16
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AU$496
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The average hourly pay for a Cook, Restaurant in Australia is AU$22.16.
10%
A$18.06
MEDIAN
A$22.16
90%
A$25.98
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AU$18 - AU$26
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AU$41 - AU$1,939
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AU$39,640 - AU$56,167
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What Do Cook, Restaurants Do?

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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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Restaurants?

An entry-level Cook, Restaurant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.70 based on 34 salaries. An early career Cook, Restaurant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.75 based on 537 salaries. A mid-career Cook, Restaurant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.39 based on 234 salaries. An experienced Cook, Restaurant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.58 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Employees with Cook, Restaurant in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 4.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.7% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ballarat, Victoria (14.7% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (6.1% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 942 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
57.0%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
3.9%