The average salary for an Entry-Level Head Chef in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$52,381 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Menu Planning and People Management.

AU$40,202 - AU$66,553
AU$40K
AU$52K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$52,381
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.25 - AU$27.00
AU$22
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
50%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$40,202 - AU$66,553
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$40,924 - AU$65,252
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$22.00
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$32.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$65K
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$40,924 - AU$65,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Head Chef

Head chefs work in restaurants, cafeterias, catering companies, bakeries, and many other other places which serve food. These chefs are generally expected to specialize in the particular cuisines served by their employers in order to prepare and cook food, often with the help of other chefs, and present it in an attractive manner. In some positions, head chefs may also be responsible for creating and modifying the menu or setting prices for selections.

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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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Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
21%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

▲14%




National Average
AU$50,000

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%