Average Prep Cook Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$21.10
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The average hourly pay for a Prep Cook in Australia is AU$21.10.
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A$17.72
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A$21.10
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A$25.34
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$25
Total Pay
AU$36,820 - AU$53,859

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Job Description for Prep Cook

Prep Cook Tasks
  • Follow standard procedures to prepare ingredients and food products.
  • Interact with customers and team courteously.
  • Maintain a hygienic environment and personal appearance.
  • Set up and break down equipment, materials, and ingredients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Prep Cook

An early career Prep Cook with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.99 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Prep Cook with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.86 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Prep Cook with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.58 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$20.
Employees with Prep Cook in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (4.2% less), Sydney, New South Wales (3.6% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Early Career
46.4%
Mid Career
30.4%
Experienced
13.0%
Late Career
10.1%