Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Cake Decorator is $14.12
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cake Decorators?
An early career Cake Decorator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.24 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Cake Decorator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.66 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Cake Decorator with …Read more
What Do Cake Decorators Do?
Cake decorators help prepare cakes for consumer use. They listen to a customer's needs and work with the customer to develop an appropriate cake design. The decoration may use fondant or buttercream, and may involve customized text or design (such as a name or customized message written on the cake). Cake decorators must also order supplies as needed, such as spatulas, nozzles, and icing bags. They are also in charge of cleaning supplies such as flower lifters, spatulas, nozzles, icing bags, …Read more
- Design, produce, and decorate cakes and confections.
- Consult with clients, answer questions and sell cakes and decorations.
- Produce icing, decorations, and fondant, and arrange cakes for aesthetic appeal.