Chef Salary in Australia

AU$58,450
per year
per hour
AU$26.90
per hour
per year

Chef - Average Salary

The average salary for a Chef is AU$58,450 per year (AU$26.90 per hour), which is AU$6,910 (-11%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Chef can expect an average starting salary of AU$37,650. The highest salaries can exceed AU$100,000.
AU$37,650
Low
AU$58,450
Average
AU$100,000
High
AU$18.70
Low
AU$26.90
Average
AU$41.60
High

Chef Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$37,650
Average
AU$58,450
Experienced
AU$75,200
High
AU$100,000
Low
AU$18.70
Average
AU$26.90
Experienced
AU$35.20
High
AU$41.60

Chef - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Chef with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$37,650. A mid career Chef with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,780, while an experienced Chef with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$75,200. Chefs with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$83,490 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Chef

Late Career▲ +43%
Experienced▲ +29%
Average SalaryAU$58,450/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -36%

Gender Breakdown

Female
36%
Male
64%

Chef - Jobs by Location

Chef - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Chef jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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