The average pay for a Mid-Career Head Chef in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$60,316 per year.

AU$48,964 - AU$77,442
AU$49K
AU$60K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$60,316
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50%
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AU$17.72 - AU$30.57
AU$18
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$22.68
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50%
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AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$48,964 - AU$77,442
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$41,813 - AU$76,232
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$17.72 - AU$30.57
Hourly Tips AU$0.96
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$76K
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$41,813 - AU$76,232
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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.

Head Chef Job Listings

Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
68%
10-19 years
32%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries




Menu Planning
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Order Inventory
▼0%

National Average
AU$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 91%