How much does a Pastry Chef make?

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$40,324 /yr
Average Base Pay

421 salaries

$26K

Low

$40K

Average

$61K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Pastry Chef is $40,324 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Pastry Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 421 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Pastry Chef employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chef$43,853 /yr
L4
Lead Chef$39,733 /yr
L7
Head Chef$49,497 /yr
Career Path

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Harris Teeter
3.3

Harris Teeter

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18
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$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
3.4

Kneaders Bakery & Cafe

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Kroger
3.1

Kroger

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $13 - $37

$13

$37

$13 - $37 Range

Flour Bakery + Cafe
4.4

Flour Bakery + Cafe

Pastry Chef

$50,241

 /yr
Range: $24K - $61K

$24K

$61K

$24,115 - $61,142 Range

Whole Foods Market
3.5

Whole Foods Market

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $13 - $26

$13

$26

$13 - $26 Range

Hyatt
4.1

Hyatt

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $12 - $36

$12

$36

$12 - $36 Range

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Ritz-Carlton
4.1

Ritz-Carlton

Pastry Chef

$83,198

 /yr
Range: $33K - $101K

$33K

$101K

$32,846 - $101,088 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Pastry Chef

$47,669

 /yr
Range: $26K - $66K

$26K

$66K

$26,469 - $66,348 Range

La Madeleine
3.2

La Madeleine

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Bon Appétit Management
3.8

Bon Appétit Management

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $29

$15

$29

$15 - $29 Range

American Cruise Lines
3.3

American Cruise Lines

Pastry Chef - Monthly

$3,382

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K

$3K

$4K

$2,670 - $4,341 Range

La Madeleine
3.2

La Madeleine

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $11

$9

$11

$9 - $11 Range

Whole Foods Market
3.5

Whole Foods Market

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $13 - $14

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Aramark
3.3

Aramark

Pastry Chef

$65,954

 /yr
Range: $33K - $70K

$33K

$70K

$32,924 - $69,612 Range

Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
3.4

Kneaders Bakery & Cafe

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $10 - $13

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

Lunds & Byerlys
4

Lunds & Byerlys

Pastry Chef - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

K-Swiss
3.1

K-Swiss

Pastry Chef - Hourly
About 

$17 -$29

 hourly

$17

$29

$17 - $29 Range

Ruth's Chris Steak House
3.7

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Pastry Chef - Hourly
About 

$15 -$21

 hourly

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

The Dinex Group

Pastry Chef
About 

$90K -$98K

$90K

$98K

$90,207 - $98,280 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Pastry Chef salaries

The national average salary for a Pastry Chef is $40,324 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Pastry Chef salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 421 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Pastry Chef employees.

The highest salary for a Pastry Chef in United States is $61,366 per year.

The lowest salary for a Pastry Chef in United States is $26,497 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent pastry chef salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$50,000
per year
A Chef in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Chef in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Chef in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200
hourly
A Fry Chef in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $200 per hour
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Regional Corporate Chef in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$37k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Sous Chef in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$32,000
per year
A Chef in the Charlottesville, VA Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charlottesville, VA Area area
 
Part-time
501 to 1000 employees