Sous Chef Salary in Australia

AU$56,250
per year
per hour
AU$26.10
per hour
per year
Bonus
AU$1,760/year
Bonus
AU$2/hour

Sous Chef - Average Salary

The average salary for a Sous Chef is AU$56,250 per year (AU$26.10 per hour), which is AU$9,110 (-14%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Sous Chef can expect an average starting salary of AU$43,600. The highest salaries can exceed AU$80,000.
AU$43,600
Low
AU$56,250
Average
AU$80,000
High
AU$21.80
Low
AU$26.10
Average
AU$36.20
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
AU$0
AU$42,300
AU$84,690
Base SalaryAU$43,600 - 80,000
BonusAU$0 - 4,690
Total CompensationAU$43,600 - 84,690
AU$0
AU$20.80
AU$41.60
Base SalaryAU$21.80 - 36.20
BonusAU$0 - 5.4
Total CompensationAU$21.80 - 41.60

Sous Chef Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$43,600
Average
AU$56,250
Experienced
AU$67,200
High
AU$80,000
Low
AU$21.80
Average
AU$26.10
Experienced
AU$32.40
High
AU$36.20
Among sous chefs, Junior Sous Chefs have the lowest salaries, while Executive Sous Chefs tend to have the highest salaries.

Sous Chef - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Executive Sous ChefAU$63K/year
+12% 
Hotel Sous ChefAU$57K/year
+2% 
Pastry Sous ChefAU$55K/year
 -2%
Junior Sous ChefAU$51K/year
 -10%

Sous Chef - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Sous Chef with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,600. A mid career Sous Chef with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$54,300, while an experienced Sous Chef with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$67,200. Sous chefs with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$71,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Sous Chef

Late Career▲ +27%
Experienced▲ +19%
Average SalaryAU$56,250/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -22%

Gender Breakdown

Female
21%
Male
79%

Sous Chef - Jobs by Location

Sous Chef - Related Salaries

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