The average salary for an Entry-Level Cook, Restaurant is AU$53,205 per year.

AU$39,972 - AU$56,168
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$53,231
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.92 - AU$24.77
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.02
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$39,972 - AU$56,168
Bonus AU$500
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$36,754 - AU$55,856
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 7 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 405
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$15.92 - AU$24.77
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.37
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$33.94
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Bonus AU$500
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$36,754 - AU$55,856
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 7 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 258

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$49,654

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

Key Stats for Cook, Restaurant

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%