The average salary for an Executive Pastry Chef is $56,910.
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Job Description for Executive Pastry Chef
Executive pastry chefs work in bakeries and manage the creation of baked goods; they may work in stand-alone bakeries, at catering companies, or in restaurants or hotels. As executives, they may be primarily responsible for overseeing other chefs, but also for lending a direct hand in baking. Executive pastry chefs must carry out employee evaluations and provide disciplinary action when necessary, and it is also important to be able to provide constructive criticism to improve work-flow and pro…Read more
Executive Pastry Chef Tasks
- Oversee production, design, execution, and presentation of pastries.
- Manage inventory, labor and supply costs, and vendor relationships.
- Supervise and manage the pastry staff.
- Plan pastry menus that complement the season and other menu and beverage items.
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Popular Skills for Executive Pastry Chef
Skills in Menu Planning, Product Development, Leadership and Team Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Pastry Chef
An early career Executive Pastry Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,494 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Executive Pastry Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,820 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Executive Pastry Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,926 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,633.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Executive Pastry Chef in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 29.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (16.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (26.2% less).
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