A Head Chef in Townsville, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$58,316 per year.

AU$49,454 - AU$70,300
AU$49K
AU$59K
AU$70K
MEDIAN: AU$58,897
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$72K
Salary AU$49,454 - AU$70,300
Bonus AU$4,250
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$49,917 - AU$72,048
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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
60 %
Male
40 %
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
19%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries


National Average
AU$59,000



Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%