AU$49,992
Avg. Salary
AU$22.15
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Kitchen Chef is AU$22.15 per hour.

The average pay for a Kitchen Chef is AU$49,992 per year.

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AU$18.16
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MEDIAN AU$22.15
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MEDIAN AU$49,992
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MEDIAN: AU$49,992
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Salary AU$37,978 - AU$60,712
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,049
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$37,994 - AU$58,608
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 487
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$18.16 - AU$26.53
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.46
Overtime AU$9.93 - AU$40.27
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,049
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$37,994 - AU$58,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 835

Job Description for Kitchen Chef

Kitchen chefs prepare foods for their establishment's diners. They may work for private institutions such as restaurants, entertainment venues, cruise ships and large corporations, as well as public institutions such as schools and public hospitals. Tasks performed by kitchen chefs include planning the menu, supervising kitchen assistants, waiters, and hostesses, and preparing food. Food preparation tasks may include cutting meat, vegetables and fruit; preparing stuffing, glazes and sauces; assembling plates to be sent to diners; and overseeing the food preparation tasks performed by subordinates in the kitchen. Kitchen chefs may conduct ordering and bookkeeping work for their restaurant as well.

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Kitchen Chef Tasks
  • Prepare appetizers, salads, sandwiches, sauces, stuffing, and glazes.
  • May supervise pantry staff.
  • Utilize extra meat in new menu items.
  • Chop, slice, grind, and garnish meats, vegetables, and cheeses.

Kitchen Chef Pay By Employer

$0$36K

Sodexo, Inc.
8 profiles
$28,363

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$44,000 based on 727 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$47,000 based on 524 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$49,000 based on 415 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$50,000 based on 186 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,698

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 Brisbane:
"Love the area place."
Pros: handy and easy to get to and from
Cons: small pay

Kitchen Chef in Woonona:
"Head Chef at Pai Tong Thai Restaurant."
Plenty of hard work but that pays off.

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.

Kitchen Chef in Ipswich:
Be prepared for no social life as you have to work when most people don't if you can handle that you won't have a problem. You must have a love of food and creativity.

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Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Kitchen Chef Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries

▲5%




National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

Food Preparation
▼3%

▼5%

▼8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%