The average pay for a Pastry Sous Chef is $39,599 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$34,206 - $51,492
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MEDIAN: $39,598
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$9.93 - $18.75
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$34,206 - $51,492  
   
Bonus
$509  
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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$27,288 - $52,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $18.75  
   
Overtime
$17.80 - $28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$509  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,288 - $52,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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
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National Average
$39,000

Experienced
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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