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Chef salary in Australia

How much does a Chef make in Australia?

Average base salary


The average salary for a chef is $64,541 per year in Australia. 5.6k salaries reported, updated at 29 September 2023

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Top companies for Chefs in Australia

  1. Pinnacle People
    104 reviews10 salaries reported
    $99,955per year
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Highest paying cities near Australia for Chefs

  1. Perth WA
    $71,025 per year
    120 salaries reported
  2. Port Melbourne VIC
    $69,824 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Sydney NSW
    $66,847 per year
    432 salaries reported
  1. The Rocks NSW
    $66,737 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Cairns QLD
    $65,086 per year
    30 salaries reported
  3. Brisbane QLD
    $64,689 per year
    131 salaries reported
  1. Melbourne VIC
    $64,184 per year
    226 salaries reported
  2. Newcastle NSW
    $63,617 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. Werribee VIC
    $61,079 per year
    11 salaries reported
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