The average pay for a Kitchen Chef is AU$22.01 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$38,125 - AU$60,966
AU$38K
AU$50K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$49,659
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50%
90%
AU$18.16 - AU$25.96
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.02
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$38,125 - AU$60,966
Bonus AU$190.00
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$38,035 - AU$57,933
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 283
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$18.16 - AU$25.96
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.40
Overtime AU$2.05 - AU$35.84
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Bonus AU$190.00
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$38,035 - AU$57,933
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 435

Common Career Paths for Kitchen Chef


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Popular Skills for Kitchen Chef

Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Chef

Pay by Experience for a Kitchen Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Kitchen Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 381 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Kitchen 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$48,000 based on 254 salaries. An experienced Kitchen Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 213 salaries. A Kitchen 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$51,000 based on 85 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,605

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

Kitchen Chef Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Kitchen Chef?

Kitchen Chef in Cairns:
"What has this."
Pros: Got to do with my pay rate all I wanted to do was see what the rate for a chef was.
Cons: I don't understand why the f this matters at all.

Kitchen Chef in Perth:
"Why I like working at McDonalds."
Pros: Working on your feet and never stopping.
Cons: Do the same things.

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Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Kitchen Chef Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries

▲6%



Food Preparation
▼0%

cooking
▼0%

National Average
AU$48,000


▼5%

▼7%


Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%