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Average Kitchen Hand Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$19.21
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
AU$103
Bonus
AU$108
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The average hourly pay for a Kitchen Hand in Australia is AU$19.21.
10%
A$15.44
MEDIAN
A$19.21
90%
A$24.19
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Hourly Rate
AU$15 - AU$24
Bonus
AU$10 - AU$2,959
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$108
Total Pay
AU$32,222 - AU$50,764
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What Do Kitchen Hands Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Kitchen Hand

The top respondents for the job title Kitchen Hand are from the companies Cafe, Inc., McDonalds Australia and Hungry Jack's Pty Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Compass Group where the average pay is AU$19.33. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cafe, Inc., earning around AU$18.43. Pizza Hut, Inc. pays the lowest at around AU$16.00. Hungry Jack's Pty Ltd also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$17.05.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Hands?

An entry-level Kitchen Hand with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$18.31 based on 193 salaries. An early career Kitchen Hand with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$18.95 based on 906 salaries. A mid-career Kitchen Hand with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.25 based on 166 salaries. An experienced Kitchen Hand with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.89 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$20.
Employees with Kitchen Hand in their job title in Launceston, Tasmania earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.7% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (3.4% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,396 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Early Career
64.9%
Mid Career
11.9%
Experienced
7.0%
Late Career
2.4%