AU$53,790
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An Entry-Level Sous Chef in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$55,162 per year.

AU$43,500 - AU$62,510
AU$44K
AU$54K
AU$63K
MEDIAN: AU$53,790
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AU$16.06 - AU$27.62
AU$16
AU$20
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$20.47
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$62K
Salary AU$43,500 - AU$62,510
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$37,867 - AU$60,332
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$16.06 - AU$27.62
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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$37,867 - AU$60,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.

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Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
44%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries


Food Preparation
▲4%

National Average
AU$53,000

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%