AU$57,057
Avg. Salary
AU$24.48
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sous Chef is AU$24.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Sous Chef is AU$57,057 per year.

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AU$20.07
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AU$24.48
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AU$29.42
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MEDIAN AU$24.48
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AU$49k
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AU$57k
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AU$68k
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MEDIAN AU$57,057
AU$48,653 - AU$67,810
AU$49K
AU$57K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$57,057
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AU$24
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MEDIAN: AU$24.48
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AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$48,653 - AU$67,810
Bonus AU$300 - AU$6,600
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$45,953 - AU$66,790
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 892
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$20.07 - AU$29.42
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.26
Overtime AU$19.35 - AU$39.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
Bonus AU$300 - AU$6,600
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$45,953 - AU$66,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 321

Job Description for Sous Chef

The position of Sous Chef requires prime management skills and the ability to control the kitchen before, during, and after every service. The Sous Chef is in charge of a majority of the kitchen staff and must be able to manage the kitchen operations on a day-to-day basis. This person is in charge of disciplining staff and, in some cases, terminating them. The Sous Chef also deals with quality control issues and has a major say in creating new menu items and updating older ones.

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Sous Chef Tasks
  • Assist management of food preparation, planning, and production.
  • Substitute for the executive chef or line cooks when off-duty or during staff shortages.
  • Supervise kitchen staff.

Sous Chef Pay By Employer

$0$64K

Compass Group
45 profiles
$45,164

Sodexo, Inc.
34 profiles
$34,682

$48,322

$46,780

Hilton Worldwide
12 profiles
$40,974

$43,092

Aramark
9 profiles
$32,988

$41,622

$44,219

Bon Appetit
6 profiles
$47,371

Common Career Paths for Sous Chef


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Popular Skills for Sous Chef

Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef

Pay by Experience for a Sous Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Sous Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 165 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sous Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 331 salaries. An experienced Sous Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 293 salaries. A Sous Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,532

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

Sous Chef Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sous Chef?

Sous Chef in Perth:
"Review."
Pros: small city allows you to have a great networking basis
Cons: the pay rates, lack of variety and lack of employers to pay staff legitimised wages eg no overtime, penalty rates and ect

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Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲1%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼1%

▼1%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries



Order Inventory
▼0%

Training
▼0%

Chef (Opscode)
▼0%

National Average
AU$56,000

Food Preparation
▼1%


▼3%

▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%