Average Pastry Chef Salary

£21,795
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,150
Bonus
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The average salary for a Pastry Chef is £21,795.
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£16k
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£22k
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£33k
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MEDIAN £21,795
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Salary
£16k - £33k
Bonus
£203 - £3k
Total Pay
£15k - £30k

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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.

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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 £19,052 based on 30 salaries. An early career Pastry Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,736 based on 112 salaries. A mid-career Pastry Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,993 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Pastry Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,491 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £27,424.
Employees with Pastry Chef in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brighton, England: East Sussex (14.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (8.2% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (8.2% less) and Norwich, England: Norfolk (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 285 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
18.9%
Late Career
7.4%