Average Pastry Chef Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.15
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AU$996
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The average hourly pay for a Pastry Chef in Australia is AU$22.15.
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AU$17.37
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AU$22.15
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AU$27.16
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MEDIAN AU$22.15
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Hourly Rate
AU$17 - AU$27
Bonus
AU$99 - AU$2,653
Total Pay
AU$37,627 - AU$61,134

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Job Description for Pastry Chef

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

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Pastry Chef. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Pastry Chef
Executive Pastry Chef
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Pastry Chef Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Pastry Chef

An entry-level Pastry Chef with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.73 based on 76 salaries. An early career Pastry Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.25 based on 278 salaries. A mid-career Pastry Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.65 based on 169 salaries. An experienced Pastry Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.18 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
Employees with Pastry Chef in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (6.0% more) and Perth, Western Australia (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wollongong, New South Wales (7.8% less), Melbourne, Victoria (4.3% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 693 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
15.0%
Late Career
9.5%