An Entry-Level Kitchen Chef earns an average wage of AU$20.79 per hour.

AU$35,293 - AU$56,778
AU$35K
AU$48K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$48,279
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.42 - AU$25.39
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.79
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$35,293 - AU$56,778
Bonus AU$180.00
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$36,433 - AU$55,179
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 151
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$17.42 - AU$25.39
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.18
Overtime AU$5.87 - AU$35.39
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Bonus AU$180.00
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$36,433 - AU$55,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 219

Kitchen Chef Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,323

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

Kitchen Chef Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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

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.

Key Stats for Kitchen Chef

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
24%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Chef Salaries

▲6%


Menu Planning
▲1%

National Average
AU$45,000


Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%