Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Pastry Chefs is around $11.64 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Pastry Chefs. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Pastry Chefs who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. Close to a third enjoy medical while just under one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in seven. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,818 - $50,202
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,154
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$8.89 - $15.02
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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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
$23,818 - $50,202  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,029  
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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$19,826 - $41,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.89 - $15.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $3.95  
Overtime
$12.27 - $22.75  
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.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,029  
   
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).
)
$19,826 - $41,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 379
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 65%
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