Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary

Entry-Level Pastry Chefs can expect to earn an average of $12.51 per hour. Entry-Level Pastry Chefs who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. Nearly one in three enjoy medical while just under a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-fifth. Most Entry-Level Pastry Chefs report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,761 - $55,310
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$55K
MEDIAN: $39,815
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$9.71 - $16.19
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MEDIAN: $12.51
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$0$55K
Salary $26,761 - $55,310
Bonus $102.13 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,300
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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$20,680 - $45,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.71 - $16.19
Hourly Tips $0.17 - $2.72
Overtime $13.93 - $23.90
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $102.13 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,300
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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$20,680 - $45,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 361

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Pastry Chef Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Pastry Chef in San Francisco:
Don't let a fast paced workplace freak you out. You'll get the hang of it, just make sure you get along with the people you work along side otherwise you will start to resent going to work.

Pastry Chef in Tyler:
"For the single life."
This is a job for a hard working, creative & organized person with out kids.

Pastry Chef in Honolulu:
"Get offer in writing."
Make sure you when offered certain percentage after probation that you have in writing.

Key Stats for Pastry Chef

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
24%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 63%
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