Average Late-Career Pastry Chef Hourly Pay

$15.39
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$1,024
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Pastry Chef is $15.39.
10%
$12.10
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$15.39
90%
$21.30
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Bonus
$242 - $6,286
Total Pay
$27,656 - $66,889

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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 $11.67 based on 32 salaries. An early career Pastry Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.04 based on 474 salaries. A mid-career Pastry Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.51 based on 383 salaries. An experienced Pastry Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.77 based on 276 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,165 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
32.9%
Experienced
23.7%