AU$52,933
Avg. Salary
AU$22.87
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$22.87 per hour.

The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$52,933 per year.

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AU$19.00
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AU$22.87
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AU$27.74
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MEDIAN AU$22.87
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AU$44k
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AU$53k
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AU$59k
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MEDIAN AU$52,933
AU$44,219 - AU$59,495
AU$53K
MEDIAN: AU$52,933
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AU$19.00 - AU$27.74
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AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.87
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AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$52,933
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$39,681 - AU$59,232
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$19.00 - AU$27.74
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
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$39,681 - AU$59,232
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Head Chef/Cook

Head chefs/cooks are responsible for overseeing the quality of food as it leaves the kitchen. They must ensure that their kitchens meet the health standards set in place by governmental agencies. Additionally, they are responsible for making sure that other kitchen personnel follow food safety guidelines and meet hygiene standards. Head chefs/cooks must understand how kitchen equipment functions and ensure that it is operable and in safe working condition. Additionally, a head chef/cook often supervises the rest of the kitchen staff. Head chefs/cooks are typically responsible for ordering, inventorying, and keeping detailed records of food items and their costs. They must have experience creating menus that assist owners in attracting and maintaining clientele. They also may be responsible for setting menu prices.

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Head Chef/Cook Tasks
  • Manage kitchen operation including food purchases and preparation, record keeping, quality standards, and sanitation.
  • Train employees in cooking methods, plate presentations, portions, and cost control.

Head Chef/Cook Job Listings

Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

▲10%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%