The average wage for a General/Institution Cook is AU$21.42 per hour.

AU$35,411 - AU$55,982
AU$48K
MEDIAN: AU$48,000
50%
AU$18.15 - AU$25.95
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.42
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$48,000
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$37,073 - AU$55,394
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$18.15 - AU$25.95
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$37,073 - AU$55,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

General/Institution Cook Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for General/Institution Cook

Pay by Experience for a General/Institution Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level General/Institution Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General/Institution Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced General/Institution Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 10 salaries. A General/Institution Cook with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,738

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

General/Institution Cook Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General/Institution Cook?

General/Institution Cook in Blacktown:
"Cook in a club."
Pros: Creative, fun, easy, most co-workers are good. Good head chef. Overtime rates are very good.
Cons: Top management, including one chef, treats you like shit. Club is known to treat its workers like shit. Conditions in kitchen too hot due to shitty extraction and shitty aircon systems. Basic pay is not great. Physical.

General/Institution Cook in Townsville:
"Long hours."
Pros: Good boss and work mates.
Cons: 4am starts.

Key Stats for General/Institution Cook

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects General/Institution Cook Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼1%

▼7%

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 88%