An Executive Chef earns an average salary of AU$77,749 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$53,816 - AU$106,376
AU$54K
AU$78K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$77,890
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.77 - AU$44.38
AU$18
AU$25
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$25.46
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$107K
Salary AU$53,816 - AU$106,376
Bonus AU$2,043 - AU$24,240
Profit Sharing AU$15,000
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$49,109 - AU$107,677
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 316
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$17.77 - AU$44.38
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.64
Overtime AU$35.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$107K
Bonus AU$2,043 - AU$24,240
Profit Sharing AU$15,000
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$49,109 - AU$107,677
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Job Description for Executive Chef

The job of executive chefs is to share their knowledge and experience with employees under them, delegate tasks, and ensure the quality of all food produced in their kitchens. An executive chef needs expert culinary knowledge and insight into how to run a kitchen. They must also be knowledgeable of needed kitchen equipment and able to track inventory. Those working under the executive chef must be able to follow the executive chef’s orders; that means an executive chef must train his or her team in accordance with what the kitchen needs.

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Executive Chef Tasks

  • Develop menus, special dishes and supervise food preparation.
  • Oversee back of house labor percentages and budgets, cost of goods sold and other expenses.
  • Manage all food and beverage operations, quality and related costs.

Executive Chef Pay By Employer

$0$128K

Sodexo, Inc.
61 profiles
$57,640

Compass Group
61 profiles
$64,232

Aramark
29 profiles
$59,622

$49,825

$54,257

$62,563

$65,030

$50,195

Holiday Inn
11 profiles
$41,235

Hilton Worldwide
10 profiles
$76,500

Executive Chef Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef

Pay by Experience for an Executive Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$76,000 based on 208 salaries. An Executive Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 159 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$75,351

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

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Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
44%

Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
AU$75,000

▼6%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries





National Average
AU$75,000

▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%