Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
The average hourly pay for a Pastry Cook is AU$23.20
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pastry Cooks?
An entry-level Pastry Cook with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.66 based on 8 salaries. An early career Pastry Cook with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.46 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Pastry …Read more
What Do Pastry Cooks Do?
The people in bakeries and restaurants that create pies, cakes and other desserts are called pastry cooks. These employees have a very specialized set of skills that distinguish them from line cooks and food preparers in commercial kitchen settings; most culinary schools offer a separate commercial baking educational track. Pastry cooks must have a thorough understanding of the science of baking, as well as be able to adhere to recipes and food preparation principles. Pastry cooks must also …Read more