Entry-Level Pastry Chef Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Pastry Chefs sits in the ballpark of $12.54 per hour. Entry-Level Pastry Chefs who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Pastry Chefs. Medical benefits are awarded to about one in three, and just under one in four earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,053 - $57,081
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$57K
MEDIAN: $39,822
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$9.65 - $16.24
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MEDIAN: $12.55
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$0$57K
Salary $26,053 - $57,081
Bonus $98.39 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,300
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,573 - $45,466
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 130
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.65 - $16.24
Hourly Tips $0.17 - $2.69
Overtime $13.58 - $23.54
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $98.39 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,300
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,573 - $45,466
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 364

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Pastry Chef Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Pastry Chef in San Francisco:
Don't let a fast paced workplace freak you out. You'll get the hang of it, just make sure you get along with the people you work along side otherwise you will start to resent going to work.

Pastry Chef in Tyler:
"For the single life."
This is a job for a hard working, creative & organized person with out kids.

Pastry Chef in Honolulu:
"Get offer in writing."
Make sure you when offered certain percentage after probation that you have in writing.

Key Stats for Pastry Chef

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
24%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 63%
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