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Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary

Entry-Level Pastry Chefs can expect wages of $11.54 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Pastry Chefs. There are far more female Entry-Level Pastry Chefs who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 82 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to over a third, and slightly less than a fourth earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$23,844 - $50,448
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,021
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90%

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$8.86 - $14.86
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,844 - $50,448  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
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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$19,680 - $41,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $14.86  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $3.95  
Overtime
$12.18 - $22.10  
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 - $1,216  
   
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).
)
$19,680 - $41,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 371
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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%
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