A Sous Chef in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$55,288 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$47,603 - AU$62,462
AU$48K
AU$55K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$54,840
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50%
90%
AU$16.42 - AU$26.31
AU$16
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.46
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$62K
Salary AU$47,603 - AU$62,462
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$43,961 - AU$62,061
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$16.42 - AU$26.31
Hourly Tips AU$0.40
Overtime AU$29.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
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$43,961 - AU$62,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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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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$51,000 based on 6 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$54,000 based on 17 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$55,000 based on 15 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$56,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries


Food Preparation
▲3%


Order Inventory
▲2%

National Average
AU$53,000

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%