The average pay for a Cake Decorator is AU$22.41 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$27,496 - AU$56,225
AU$27K
AU$43K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$42,500
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.05 - AU$25.89
AU$17
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.41
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$27,496 - AU$56,225
Bonus AU$475
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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AU$32,069 - AU$55,906
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$17.05 - AU$25.89
Overtime AU$25.68
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Bonus AU$475
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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AU$32,069 - AU$55,906
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

Job Description for Cake Decorator

Cake decorators help prepare cakes for consumer use. They listen to a customer's needs and work with the customer to develop an appropriate cake design. The decoration may use fondant or buttercream, and may involve customized text or design (such as a name or customized message written on the cake). Cake decorators must also order supplies as needed, such as spatulas, nozzles, and icing bags. They are also in charge of cleaning supplies such as flower lifters, spatulas, nozzles, icing bags, and icing comb sets. They must also sanitize the surfaces they work on after and/or during cake preparation.

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Cake Decorator Tasks

  • Design, produce, and decorate cakes and confections.
  • Consult with clients, answer questions and sell cakes and decorations.
  • Produce icing, decorations, and fondant, and arrange cakes for aesthetic appeal.

Cake Decorator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,261

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Cake Decorator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cake Decorator?

Cake Decorator in Gold Coast:
"LOVE THE WORK."
Pros: Independent work manage own time to complete tasks.
Cons: Owner manager is not nice.

Key Stats for Cake Decorator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Cake Decorator Salaries

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%