The average salary for a Cook, Restaurant is AU$53,148 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

AU$39,286 - AU$56,245
AU$39K
AU$53K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$53,148
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.84 - AU$25.30
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.88
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$39,286 - AU$56,245
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).
)
AU$37,194 - AU$55,795
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 248
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$16.84 - AU$25.30
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.34
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$35.48
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).
)
AU$37,194 - AU$55,795
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 233

Cook, Restaurant Job Listings

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$50,000 based on 345 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$50,000 based on 157 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$48,000 based on 79 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$47,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,882

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

Cook, Restaurant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cook, Restaurant?

Cook, Restaurant in Townsville:
"Wonderful, syressful, satisfying, hard work."
Pros: Working with people and cooking and serving beautiful food.
Cons: The cleaning up after service, dealing with incompetence and having to repeat myself 5 times to the girls.

Cook, Restaurant in Adelaide:
"Positive work culture."
Pros: I like positive work culture of other employees.
Cons:

Cook, Restaurant in Melbourne:
"Hard work, exciting rewards."
Pros: The sense of acconplishment in supplying a good product.
Cons: The hours are tough and the conditions can be difficult.

Key Stats for Cook, Restaurant

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Cook, Restaurant Salaries

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼1%

▼4%

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%