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Chef and Baker Jobs in Australia
Embark on a new life as a Chef or Baker in Australia. With both occupations currently listed on the Australian Skilled Occupation List, Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), chefs and bakers have great opportunities to apply for a visa, whether emigrating to Australia or moving on a temporary basis.
Here at Emigrate to Australia at Taylor Hampton Solicitors we can help you with assessing your visa eligibility, explaining visa requirements and assist with Australian Visa application from start to finish.
Australia boasts a strongly multicultural gastronomy scene, so for those contemplating emigrating to the country to find chef and baker jobs in Australia, there isn’t even the need to learn the ins and outs of Australian cuisine. As a chef or baker, you could be employed almost anywhere in the country where there is a need for good food, such as in a restaurant, cafe, hotel, bakers or similar establishment, in any state, territory or city. Although these are occupations associated with long hours and hard work, they can also be very rewarding.In addition, emigrating to Australia also means living amid wide open spaces in affordable accommodation, and access to all of the beaches and other leisure amenities of this highly hospitable country.
Chef jobs in Australia
There are presently more than 75,000 chefs working across Australia, with qualified chefs from Europe remaining in great demand, which should make it easier to find an employer willing to sponsor your visa. Even if you are an inexperienced chef, the high minimum wage in Australia helps to ensure a decent standard of living.
Average gross annual earnings for chefs in Australia are between AUD$38K and AUD$80K, on 45.3 average weekly hours. Industries in which the country’s chefs are commonly employed range from accommodation and food services and arts and recreation services to rental, hiring and real estate services and health care and social assistance.
Baker jobs in Australia
With over 34,000 people already employed as bakers in Australia, there’s plenty of opportunity to continue learning your trade here in a country that also offers a enjoyable and rewarding lifestyle outside work. You can expect average gross weekly earnings of AUD$800 in this line of work, while average weekly hours are 44.3.
Industries in which you may be employed as a baker include retail trade, accommodation and food services, mining and manufacturing. More information on working as a baker in the country can be sought from professional associations like the Baking Association of Australia and the National Baking Industry Association. Such organisations can be invaluable for furthering your professional development, networking with others in the field and/or accessing support.
If you are considering Australian Migration, don’t wait as Australia Visa rules change frequently. Start the process now with Emigrate to Australia at Taylor Hampton Solicitors. Taking the right path to a successful application is our forte. We are MARA Registered Migration Agents and members of the Migration Alliance. In addition we are registered UK based law firm. If you are interested in finding out more about your Australian Visa eligibility, give us a call on 020 7427 5290, email us [email protected] or complete the form on the right.