A Pastry Chef earns an average salary of £21,612 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£14,663 - £33,823
£15K
£22K
£34K
MEDIAN: £21,708
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£5.72 - £9.76
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MEDIAN: £7.65
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£14,663 - £33,823  
   
Bonus
£1,000  
Total Pay (?
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£14,254 - £30,365  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£5.72 - £9.76  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.21 - £3.97  
Overtime
£5.03 - £15.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£1,000  
   
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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£14,254 - £30,365  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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 $18,000 based on 83 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 $19,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Pastry Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 30 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 $24,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £19,006

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Pastry Chef Reviews

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

Pastry Chef in Nobu London:
"prepare mise en place and plate up desserts for diners"
Pros: get to rotate to design weekly changed omakase menu.
Cons: he killing hours (between 48 to 65hrs per week)and physical work

Key Stats for Pastry Chef

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Pastry Chef Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
₤19,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 86%
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