The average salary for an Executive Sous Chef in Australia is AU$72,637.
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Job Description for Executive Sous Chef
An executive sous chef's duties include supervising and coordinating every aspect of food production and ensuring a high level of quality and service for the front and back of the house. They typically work in high-end dining establishments, and the work can be both physically and mentally demanding. The executive sous chef is generally second in command in the kitchen and answers to the executive chef. They supervise other chefs and kitchen staff, coordinating their efforts and dealing with a…Read more
Executive Sous Chef Tasks
- Prepare food for special events and ongoing operations.
- Supervise and train staff to ensure quality, timely, and within budget delivery.
- Analyze inventory, staffing, and budget data to forecast and identify trends.
- Oversee quality control for ingredients, finished products, and facilities.
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Popular Skills for Executive Sous Chef
Skills in Menu Planning, Operations Management, People Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Sous Chef
An early career Executive Sous Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$62,500 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Executive Sous Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,147 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$73,665.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Executive Sous Chef in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 3.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (1.0% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.6% less).
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