The average hourly pay for a Grill Cook in Australia is AU$21.93.
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Job Description for Grill Cook
Grill cooks are kitchen employees who typically work in restaurants to prepare foods from a menu. They typically specialize in grill work, which may involve large flat griddles, gas or electric broilers, or flame-heated grills. In kitchens which specifically require a grill cook, they may serve on a team or brigade which coordinates with cooks who handle other areas of the kitchen (sometimes called the line, which is why these workers are collectively known as "line cooks"). Grill cooks are oft…Read more
Grill Cook Tasks
- Follow recipes and processes to create standard food products.
- Plate and present meals.
- Monitor and update inventory, rotating and dating food supplies.
- Maintain and sanitize cooking and preparation area.
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Pay by Experience Level for Grill Cook
An entry-level Grill Cook with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.24 based on 13 salaries. An early career Grill Cook with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.72 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Grill Cook with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.24 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Grill Cook with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.87 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$23.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Grill Cook in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (4.8% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (13.2% less).
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