The average pay for a Kitchen Manager is AU$22.42 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$40,741 - AU$71,152
AU$41K
AU$52K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$51,680
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.79 - AU$26.56
AU$19
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.42
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$71K
Salary AU$40,741 - AU$71,152
Bonus AU$2,750
Profit Sharing AU$5,010
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$40,269 - AU$63,792
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$18.79 - AU$26.56
Hourly Tips AU$0.10
Overtime AU$24.42
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
Bonus AU$2,750
Profit Sharing AU$5,010
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$40,269 - AU$63,792
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Kitchen Manager

A kitchen manager keeps the “back of the house” and kitchen of a restaurant running smoothly and efficiently. A kitchen manager can be in charge of a kitchen in a number of settings such as a restaurant, hotel, cruise ship, or nursing home. One of the kitchen manager’s responsibilities is ensuring food quality. There are many regulations regarding the storage and cooking of food, and it is their job to ensure that standards are met. Kitchen managers are also obligated to ensure that sanitation standards are met. This includes making sure that the kitchen and refrigerator areas are kept clean, food is disposed of properly, and all employees are trained on how to maintain sanitary conditions.

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Kitchen Manager Tasks

  • Supervise, train, and schedule kitchen staff to provide quality, hygienic, standardized food.
  • Handle daily operations like payroll, customer complaints, liaising with vendors or partners, etc.
  • Maintain the inventory and budget for supplies and materials in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Open and close the kitchen each day, including monitoring supplies and reducing waste.

Kitchen Manager Pay By Employer

$0$64K

$41,989

$24,091

T.G.I. Friday's
18 profiles
$49,991

$38,732

$55,136

$49,972

Chick-Fil-A Inc
14 profiles
$27,168

$44,500

$38,484

$49,310

Kitchen Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Manager

Pay by Experience for a Kitchen Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Kitchen Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Kitchen Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Kitchen Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 25 salaries. A Kitchen Manager 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 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,731

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

Key Stats for Kitchen Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Kitchen Manager Salaries

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼1%

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 94%