A Late-Career Head Chef earns an average salary of AU$65,274 per year. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$50,673 - AU$87,265
AU$51K
AU$65K
AU$87K
MEDIAN: AU$65,455
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.49 - AU$33.62
AU$20
AU$25
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$25.43
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$87K
Salary AU$50,673 - AU$87,265
Bonus AU$500 - AU$10,174
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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$47,879 - AU$85,053
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 343
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$20.49 - AU$33.62
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.70
Overtime AU$2.94 - AU$42.14
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$500 - AU$10,174
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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$47,879 - AU$85,053
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 163

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$61,587

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

Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries





Food Preparation
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Order Inventory
▼0%

National Average
AU$62,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%