An Experienced Head Chef earns an average salary of AU$62,096 per year.

AU$50,546 - AU$80,093
AU$51K
AU$62K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$62,197
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.16 - AU$30.67
AU$20
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.88
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$80K
Salary AU$50,546 - AU$80,093
Bonus AU$483 - AU$10,067
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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$46,820 - AU$78,735
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 848
Hourly Data AU$0AU$55
Hourly Rate AU$20.16 - AU$30.67
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.81
Overtime AU$2.96 - AU$55.10
Annual Data AU$0AU$78K
Bonus AU$483 - AU$10,067
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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$46,820 - AU$78,735
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 298

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,127

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries




People Management
▼0%

National Average
AU$60,000




▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%