An Entry-Level Head Chef in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$58,278 per year.

AU$40,036 - AU$72,064
AU$40K
AU$58K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$58,278
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.46 - AU$30.64
AU$19
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$23.32
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$72K
Salary AU$40,036 - AU$72,064
Bonus AU$1,000
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$40,440 - AU$71,296
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$19.46 - AU$30.64
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$32.85
Annual Data AU$0AU$71K
Bonus AU$1,000
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$40,440 - AU$71,296
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
33%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries





Menu Planning
▼0%

National Average
AU$56,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 83%