The average salary for a Head Chef in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$64,238 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$53,158 - AU$82,690
AU$53K
AU$64K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$64,153
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90%
AU$19.80 - AU$29.46
AU$20
AU$24
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$24.18
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AU$0AU$82K
Salary AU$53,158 - AU$82,690
Bonus AU$3,500
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$45,351 - AU$80,354
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$19.80 - AU$29.46
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$26.04
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
Bonus AU$3,500
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$45,351 - AU$80,354
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Head Chef Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Head Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 77 salaries. A Head Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 36 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 92%