A Pastry Chef earns an average wage of AU$21.95 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$39,097 - AU$67,995
AU$39K
AU$51K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$50,738
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50%
90%
AU$17.08 - AU$26.32
AU$17
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$39,097 - AU$67,995
Bonus AU$1,000
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$36,882 - AU$61,006
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 136
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$17.08 - AU$26.32
Hourly Tips AU$2.67
Overtime AU$9.12 - AU$35.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
Bonus AU$1,000
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$36,882 - AU$61,006
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 156

Pastry Chef Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Pastry Chef

Pay by Experience for a Pastry Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Pastry Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 144 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pastry Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Pastry Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 68 salaries. A Pastry Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,142

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

Pastry Chef Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pastry Chef?

Pastry Chef in Gold Coast:
"Stressful, Creative, Hard work, Long hours, Early mornings."
Pros: I like being creative and making people happy when they eat my food.
Cons: My Boss, Working for ungrateful people.

Pastry Chef in Cairns:
"I love making food."
Pros: Making food and learning new techniques.
Cons: Long hours. Low pay. No contract.

Key Stats for Pastry Chef

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Pastry Chef Salaries

▲10%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼9%

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%