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What is the average salary for Pastry Chefs in the United States?

Pastry Chefs earn an average hourly wage of $12.08. Hourly wages typically start from $8.32 and go up to $17.84. Pastry Chefs earn an average salary of $25,120 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,300 and go up to $37,110.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Pastry Chefs in the United States earn:

$17.84 an hour $37,110 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Pastry Chefs in the United States earn:

$14.09 an hour $29,320 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Pastry Chefs in the United States earn:

$11.13 an hour $23,160 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Pastry Chefs in the United States earn:

$9.21 an hour $19,150 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Pastry Chefs in the United States earn:

$8.32 an hour $17,300 per year

Historical salary for Pastry Chefs in the United States

Pastry Chef salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Pastry Chef Salary in District of Columbia $16.15 $33,600 # 1
Pastry Chef Salary in Hawaii $15.45 $32,130 # 2
Pastry Chef Salary in Alaska $15.13 $31,470 # 3
Pastry Chef Salary in Massachusetts $13.99 $29,110 # 4
Pastry Chef Salary in Nevada $13.77 $28,650 # 5
Pastry Chef Salary in Oregon $13.72 $28,530 # 6
Pastry Chef Salary in Minnesota $13.23 $27,520 # 7
Pastry Chef Salary in Washington $13.10 $27,250 # 8
Pastry Chef Salary in New York $13.02 $27,070 # 9
Pastry Chef Salary in Vermont $12.96 $26,960 # 10
Pastry Chef Salary in New Jersey $12.93 $26,900 # 11
Pastry Chef Salary in Delaware $12.92 $26,880 # 12
Pastry Chef Salary in Virginia $12.92 $26,870 # 13
Pastry Chef Salary in Maryland $12.67 $26,360 # 14
Pastry Chef Salary in North Dakota $12.61 $26,230 # 15
Pastry Chef Salary in Pennsylvania $12.49 $25,980 # 16
Pastry Chef Salary in Connecticut $12.46 $25,910 # 17
Pastry Chef Salary in California $12.44 $25,870 # 18
Pastry Chef Salary in Colorado $12.31 $25,600 # 19
Pastry Chef Salary in New Hampshire $12.27 $25,510 # 20
Pastry Chef Salary in Arizona $12.25 $25,480 # 21
Pastry Chef Salary in Michigan $12.23 $25,440 # 22
Pastry Chef Salary in Rhode Island $12.10 $25,170 # 23
Pastry Chef Salary in Illinois $12.05 $25,060 # 24
Pastry Chef Salary in Utah $12.02 $25,000 # 25
Pastry Chef Salary in Kansas $11.97 $24,910 # 26
Pastry Chef Salary in Florida $11.94 $24,840 # 27
Pastry Chef Salary in Ohio $11.76 $24,470 # 28
Pastry Chef Salary in Iowa $11.68 $24,290 # 29
Pastry Chef Salary in Wisconsin $11.64 $24,210 # 30
Pastry Chef Salary in Maine $11.59 $24,100 # 31
Pastry Chef Salary in Montana $11.52 $23,950 # 32
Pastry Chef Salary in South Dakota $11.44 $23,790 # 33
Pastry Chef Salary in Wyoming $11.33 $23,570 # 34
Pastry Chef Salary in Idaho $11.21 $23,310 # 35
Pastry Chef Salary in Kentucky $11.07 $23,020 # 36
Pastry Chef Salary in New Mexico $11.04 $22,960 # 37
Pastry Chef Salary in Indiana $11.03 $22,940 # 38
Pastry Chef Salary in Louisiana $11.00 $22,880 # 39
Pastry Chef Salary in South Carolina $10.84 $22,540 # 40
Pastry Chef Salary in North Carolina $10.80 $22,460 # 41
Pastry Chef Salary in Tennessee $10.76 $22,390 # 42
Pastry Chef Salary in Georgia $10.75 $22,350 # 43
Pastry Chef Salary in Alabama $10.70 $22,250 # 44
Pastry Chef Salary in Texas $10.68 $22,210 # 45
Pastry Chef Salary in Missouri $10.68 $22,210 # 46
Pastry Chef Salary in Nebraska $10.65 $22,150 # 47
Pastry Chef Salary in Mississippi $10.45 $21,740 # 48
Pastry Chef Salary in West Virginia $10.45 $21,740 # 49
Pastry Chef Salary in Oklahoma $10.40 $21,640 # 50
Pastry Chef Salary in Arkansas $10.21 $21,240 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics