The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook is AU$23.13 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$41,298 - AU$68,506
AU$41K
AU$53K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$52,913
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50%
90%
AU$19.18 - AU$29.06
AU$19
AU$23
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$23.15
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$68K
Salary AU$41,298 - AU$68,506
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$40,316 - AU$62,899
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$19.18 - AU$29.06
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.91
Overtime AU$28.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
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$40,316 - AU$62,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 154

Common Career Paths for Head Chef/Cook


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Popular Skills for Head Chef/Cook

Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef/Cook

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef/Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef/Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef/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$51,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Head Chef/Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 70 salaries. A Head Chef/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$51,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,205

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Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Head Chef/Cook Salaries


National Average
AU$50,000


▼6%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%