Sous Chef with Food Preparation Skills in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Sous Chef with Food Preparation skills in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$64,213 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$49,335 - AU$69,219
AU$49K
AU$61K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$60,869
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50%
90%
AU$16.84 - AU$29.59
AU$17
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.57
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$49,335 - AU$69,219
Bonus AU$300
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$46,746 - AU$68,519
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$16.84 - AU$29.59
Hourly Tips AU$0.22
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$68K
Bonus AU$300
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$46,746 - AU$68,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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$52,000 based on 10 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$62,000 based on 18 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$63,000 based on 21 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$62,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
AU$58,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 83%