The average wage for a Head Chef/Cook in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$23.45 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$47,672 - AU$82,212
AU$48K
AU$54K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$53,692
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50%
90%
AU$17.13 - AU$31.03
AU$17
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$23.45
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$82K
Salary AU$47,672 - AU$82,212
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$39,255 - AU$64,091
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$17.13 - AU$31.03
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$64K
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$39,255 - AU$64,091
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Head Chef/Cook Job Listings

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$47,000 based on 29 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$50,000 based on 13 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$53,000 based on 8 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$52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼3%

▼8%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

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