AU$20.47
Avg. Hourly Rate
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An Entry-Level Line Cook earns an average wage of AU$20.09 per hour.

AU$35,880 - AU$56,028
AU$36K
AU$49K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$48,560
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.76 - AU$24.91
AU$17
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.47
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$35,880 - AU$56,028
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$35,461 - AU$55,364
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$16.76 - AU$24.91
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$28.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$35,461 - AU$55,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Line Cook

A line cook should possess excellent knife skills, as well as a thorough understanding of basic cooking equipment. Candidates should be comfortable working in fast-paced environments in which quality work is of the utmost importance. Because of this fast-paced environment, candidates should be strong enough mentally to handle large amounts of stress. Positive and energetic interaction with other team members is required. Light amounts of lifting (usually less than 20 pounds) may be required as well. Work typically is performed in an industrial-style kitchen. Applicants must be comfortable standing in one spot for a long period of time. Reading comprehension is critical, as line cooks will be expected to read and follow recipes with no mistakes. Applicants should be very comfortable working as part of a team.

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Line Cook Tasks

  • Follow recipes and product directions for preparing food.
  • Stock, date, rotate and check temperature of products.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • Clean and sanitize work stations and equipment.
  • Taste products and keep records in order to accurately plan food production.

Line Cook Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,573

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

Key Stats for Line Cook

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
19%

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 87%