The average pay for an Executive Chef in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$75,338 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$59,180 - AU$111,646
AU$59K
AU$76K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$76,239
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50%
90%
AU$16.22 - AU$76.93
AU$16
AU$22
AU$77
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$115K
Salary AU$59,180 - AU$111,646
Bonus AU$14,000
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$38,231 - AU$115,862
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data AU$0AU$76
Hourly Rate AU$16.22 - AU$76.93
Hourly Tips AU$0.37
Annual Data AU$0AU$115K
Bonus AU$14,000
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$38,231 - AU$115,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.

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Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

▲23%

▲2%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 85%