The average pay for an Entry-Level Sous Chef is AU$54,301 per year.

AU$44,417 - AU$63,171
AU$44K
AU$54K
AU$63K
MEDIAN: AU$53,719
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.06 - AU$27.49
AU$17
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.57
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$44,417 - AU$63,171
Bonus AU$1,150
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$39,780 - AU$62,045
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$17.06 - AU$27.49
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$2.20
Overtime AU$18.12 - AU$35.59
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
Bonus AU$1,150
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$39,780 - AU$62,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,493

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

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
39%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries



Food Preparation
▲2%

Order Inventory
▲2%

National Average
AU$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%