The average pay for an Entry-Level Head Chef/Cook is AU$21.90 per hour.

AU$39,915 - AU$62,114
AU$40K
AU$52K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$52,285
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50%
90%
AU$18.35 - AU$27.52
AU$18
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.01
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50%
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AU$0AU$62K
Salary AU$39,915 - AU$62,114
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$38,908 - AU$60,485
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$18.35 - AU$27.52
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$15.57
Overtime AU$29.89
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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$38,908 - AU$60,485
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Head Chef/Cook Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,401

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

Head Chef/Cook Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Head Chef/Cook in Adelaide:
"A must do."
Comfortable shoes an time management are essential tools when preparing an cookin for 25people 3times aday, organization is key.

Head Chef/Cook in Launceston:
"Decent wage."
Be careful with what you agree on before signing a contract.

Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
28%

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%