Avg. Base Hourly Rate (NZD)
The average hourly pay for a Head Chef is NZ$24.06
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Head Chefs?
An early career Head Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$22.86 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Head Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$24.11 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Head Chef with 10-19 …Read more
What Do Head Chefs Do?
Head chefs work in restaurants, cafeterias, catering companies, bakeries, and many other other places which serve food. These chefs are generally expected to specialize in the particular cuisines served by their employers in order to prepare and cook food, often with the help of other chefs, and present it in an attractive manner. In some positions, head chefs may also be responsible for creating and modifying the menu or setting prices for selections.
Some employers prefer that their head …Read more