Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary (United States)

Pay for Entry-Level Pastry Chefs lies in the neighborhood of $11.35 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to around one third, and about a quarter earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary (?
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$24,008 - $51,011
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MEDIAN: $34,783
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Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary (?
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$8.70 - $14.92
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,008 - $51,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,559  
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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$19,268 - $42,324  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $14.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $5.23  
Overtime
$12.06 - $22.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,559  
   
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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$19,268 - $42,324  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 386
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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New York
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Miami
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$28,000
Dallas
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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Pastry Chefs, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Pastry Chefs will also find cushy salaries in New York (+11 percent) and Miami (+4 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Dallas Entry-Level Pastry Chefs earning much less—24 percent less—than the national average.

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 60%
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