Pastry Chef Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$41,000
$16,000
Min 10%
$41,000
Median 50%
$104,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Harris Teeter
Highest Paying City
Edison, NJ
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a pastry chef make?
The national average salary for a Pastry Chef in the United States is $41,437 per year or $19.92 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $104,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $16,000 per year. Most Pastry Chef jobs are in Hospitality companies and Retail companies. Some of the states with the best Pastry Chef salaries are New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and New York. The typical tenure for a Pastry Chef is 2.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Sous Chef
$39,172
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$30,105
Chef
$40,263

Average Pastry Chef Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Pastry Chef in the USA is $41,437 annually or $19.92 hourly. The city with the highest Pastry Chef salary is Edison, NJ at $64,634 per year. The Edison, NJ average entry-level salary for Pastry Chefs is $35,000. New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and New York are the states with the highest payscale for Pastry Chefs. On the other hand, Utah, Mississippi, Nebraska, Montana, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Pastry Chefs.

Map of Pastry Chef Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Pastry Chefs earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Pastry Chef Salary By Company

Pastry Chef jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Hospitality companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Pastry Chefs are Harris Teeter and VIA Technologies. If you can find a job at a company like Comcast or Regions Financial, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Pastry Chefs.

Pastry Chef Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Pastry Chef Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Goodwin Recruiting
Executive Pastry Chef for Bakery
03/18/2020
$75,000
Montereau Inc.
Pastry Chef
03/12/2020
$27,131
Pastry Chef
03/10/2020
$29,218
Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
Pastry Chef-Full & Shifts Available-Henderson, NV-Kneaders
03/06/2020
$25,044
Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
Pastry Chef-Full & Shifts Available-ST. George, UT-Kneaders
03/06/2020
$25,044
Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
Pastry Chef-Full & Shifts Available-Aurora, Co-Kneaders
03/06/2020
$29,218
Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
Pastry Chef-Full & Shifts Available-Chandler, AZ-Kneaders
03/06/2020
$29,218
Pastry Chef
02/18/2020
$29,218
Gecko Hospitality
Pastry Chef
02/14/2020
$50,000
Gecko Hospitality
Pastry Chef
01/29/2020
$50,000
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