A Mid-Career Head Chef in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$61,137 per year.

AU$50,559 - AU$74,869
AU$51K
AU$61K
AU$75K
MEDIAN: AU$61,216
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50%
90%
AU$20.12 - AU$32.99
AU$20
AU$24
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$24.22
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$50,559 - AU$74,869
Bonus AU$3,750
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$44,892 - AU$73,725
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$20.12 - AU$32.99
Hourly Tips AU$0.20
Overtime AU$23.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$73K
Bonus AU$3,750
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$44,892 - AU$73,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries





National Average
AU$60,000



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%