Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Pastry Chefs is around $11.87 per hour. Female Entry-Level Pastry Chefs far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Pastry Chefs. Around one in three enjoy medical while somewhere between a fifth and a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly one in seven. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,278 - $50,298
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,463
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$9.18 - $15.35
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,278 - $50,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,248  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$1,600  
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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$20,289 - $42,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $15.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08 - $2.72  
Overtime
$13.31 - $23.42  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,248  
   
Commission
$1,600  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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).
)
$20,289 - $42,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 423
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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