Pastry Sous Chef Salary

A Pastry Sous Chef earns an average salary of $38,268 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$29,717 - $58,723
(Median)
$30K
$38K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,267
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$9.84 - $17.81
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,717 - $58,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $507  
Total Pay (?
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$23,058 - $52,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $17.81  
   
Overtime
$13.59 - $26.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $507  
   
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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$23,058 - $52,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Pastry Sous Chef

A pastry sous chef, or sub chef, is usually ranked under the head chef of the kitchen. As the title implies, this chef’s expertise lies in making pastries.

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Pastry Sous Chef Tasks

  • Determine preparation and cooking production schedule for pastries and baked goods
  • Decide dessert menu, including dessert wines, specialty beverages, and cheese platters.
  • Bake, assemble and decorate pastries.
  • Research, develop and test new recipes.

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Experience Affects Pastry Sous Chef Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 32%
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