The average pay for an Experienced Kitchen Chef is AU$23.00 per hour.

AU$41,152 - AU$66,261
AU$41K
AU$51K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$51,023
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.42 - AU$27.01
AU$19
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.94
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$41,152 - AU$66,261
Bonus AU$0.00
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$40,676 - AU$61,443
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 143
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$19.42 - AU$27.01
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.14
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$34.49
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
Bonus AU$0.00
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$40,676 - AU$61,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 271

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,425

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

Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries



Food Preparation
▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 99%