The average pay for an Entry-Level Pastry Chef is AU$46,300 per year.

AU$35,170 - AU$57,892
AU$35K
AU$47K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$46,596
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.90 - AU$23.62
AU$16
AU$19
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.46
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$35,170 - AU$57,892
Bonus AU$1,012
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$34,279 - AU$54,859
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$15.90 - AU$23.62
Hourly Tips AU$1.00
Overtime AU$2.03 - AU$31.57
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Bonus AU$1,012
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$34,279 - AU$54,859
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 163

Job Description for Pastry Chef

Pastry chefs work at restaurants, bakeries, cafes, catering companies, and other food establishments, and are responsible for creating pastries which are both attractive and tasty. In some jobs, they may also devise new recipes, so it's important to pay attention to trends and what consumers prefer while brainstorming unique and innovative ideas.

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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.

Pastry Chef Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,681

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

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Key Stats for Pastry Chef

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%