A Pastry Chef earns an average wage of AU$20.50 per hour.

AU$37,510 - AU$67,831
AU$38K
AU$50K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$49,924
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AU$16.68 - AU$26.01
AU$17
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.85
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$37,510 - AU$67,831  
   
Bonus
AU$5,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,974 - AU$60,255  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$16.68 - AU$26.01  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$2.67  
Overtime
AU$14.54 - AU$36.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$5,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,974 - AU$60,255  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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Pay by Experience Level for Pastry Chef

Pay by Experience for a Pastry Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Pastry Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 141 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pastry Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Pastry Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 62 salaries. A Pastry Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,871

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Pastry Chef Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pastry Chef?

Pastry Chef in Gold Coast:
"Stressful, Creative, Hard work, Long hours, Early mornings."
Pros: I like being creative and making people happy when they eat my food.
Cons: My Boss, Working for ungrateful people.

Key Stats for Pastry Chef

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Pastry Chef Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%
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