AU$25,434
Avg. Salary
AU$12.21
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Fast Food Worker is AU$12.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Fast Food Worker is AU$25,434 per year.

$8
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$12
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$19
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MEDIAN $12
$16k
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$49k
90%
MEDIAN $25,434
AU$16,483 - AU$49,125
AU$16K
AU$25K
AU$49K
MEDIAN: AU$25,434
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AU$8.38 - AU$18.70
AU$8
AU$12
AU$19
MEDIAN: AU$12.21
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90%
AU$0AU$49K
Salary AU$16,483 - AU$49,125
Bonus AU$3.00
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$17,519 - AU$39,204
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$26
Hourly Rate AU$8.38 - AU$18.70
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.62
Overtime AU$1.51 - AU$26.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$39K
Bonus AU$3.00
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$17,519 - AU$39,204
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,019

Job Description for Fast Food Worker

Fast food workers are responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction at their fast food restaurant. They make sure the customer’s order is received in a timely and accurate manner; depending on their establishment and position, a fast food worker may be trained in handling food before, during and after preparation. If they take customer orders, fast food workers are responsible for entering orders accurately and operating a cash register. If they are responsible for food preparation, the fast food worker ensures that orders are prepared properly, quickly and in the correct order.

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Fast Food Worker Tasks

  • Greet and receive customer orders and payment while offering menu information, answering questions, and up-selling.
  • Assist with kitchen prep.
  • Clean and stock work and customer areas.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$25,499

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

Fast Food Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Fast Food Worker?

Fast Food Worker in Melbourne:
Pros:
Cons: Rudeness of customers and too much stress.

Fast Food Worker in Orange:
"Fast food worker."
Pros: Felxibilty.
Cons: Harsh. Fast working.

Fast Food Worker in Sydney:
"Depends on the Store."
Pros: You become really close with your co-workers, especially in a smaller store like where I started out. The training is excellent and theres plenty of room for skill development. You get a 50% discount on your meals at your store, and 20% at all other McDonalds stores across the country. As a 17 year old casual I got paid $15.12 an hour which is quite good compared to other jobs I've had.
Cons: It's often a stressful environment, and customers can often be cruel to the staff without realising the harm they do.

Fast Food Worker in Geelong:
"Hosl."
Pros: The environment.
Cons: The customers.

Fast Food Worker in Manly:
"A Fair Job for a Kid."
Pros: Free Food. Fair Pay. Local Shop.
Cons: Really Boring. Work while other friends play.

Fast Food Worker in New South Wales (NSW):
Pros: All of the new customers I meet. And staff I work with.
Cons: Cleaning, my boss, some things we have to do.

Key Stats for Fast Food Worker

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Fast Food Worker Salaries

▲52%

▲48%

National Average
AU$25,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%