A Sous Chef in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$62,401 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$44,827 - AU$67,836
AU$45K
AU$57K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$57,235
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50%
90%
AU$16.86 - AU$29.68
AU$17
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.09
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$44,827 - AU$67,836
Bonus AU$500
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$40,570 - AU$67,398
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$16.86 - AU$29.68
Hourly Tips AU$0.12
Overtime AU$35.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
Bonus AU$500
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$40,570 - AU$67,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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 negative trend. An entry-level Sous Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 23 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$59,000 based on 30 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$59,000 based on 33 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$52,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Sous Chef

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries


▲13%



National Average
AU$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 84%