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Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Pastry Chefs sits in the ballpark of $11.53 per hour. The vast majority of Entry-Level Pastry Chefs (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Over a third enjoy medical while slightly less than a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around one in seven. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Pastry Chefs, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,019 - $50,829
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,888
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50%
90%

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$8.81 - $14.87
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,019 - $50,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
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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$19,602 - $41,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.81 - $14.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $5.10  
Overtime
$12.22 - $22.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
   
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).
)
$19,602 - $41,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 63%