Average Head Chef Salary in Australia

AU$65,070
Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
10%
A$53k
MEDIAN
A$65k
90%
A$83k

The average salary for a Head Chef is AU$65,070

Base Salary
AU$53k - AU$83k
Bonus
AU$350 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$1 - AU$10k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$3k
Total Pay
AU$49k - AU$80k
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What Do Head Chefs Do?

Head Chef 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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
75.3%
Female
24.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

4%

Dental

1%

Vision

0%

None

96%