Pastry Chef Salary in Australia

AU$57,200
per year
per hour
AU$26.50
per hour
per year

Pastry Chef - Average Salary

The average salary for a Pastry Chef is AU$57,200 per year (AU$26.50 per hour), which is AU$8,160 (-12%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Pastry Chef can expect an average starting salary of AU$39,800. The highest salaries can exceed AU$90,000.
AU$39,800
Low
AU$57,200
Average
AU$90,000
High
AU$19.80
Low
AU$26.50
Average
AU$38.60
High

Pastry Chef Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$39,800
Average
AU$57,200
Experienced
AU$71,800
High
AU$90,000
Low
AU$19.80
Average
AU$26.50
Experienced
AU$34.90
High
AU$38.60
Among pastry chefs, Commis Pastry Chefs have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Executive Pastry Chefs or Head Pastry Chefs tend to have the highest salaries.

Pastry Chef - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Head Pastry ChefAU$72K/year
+25% 
Executive Pastry ChefAU$71K/year
+24% 
Commis Pastry ChefAU$47K/year
 -18%

Pastry Chef - Pay by Experience Level

A no experience Pastry Chef with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$39,800. A mid career Pastry Chef with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$54,500, while an experienced Pastry Chef with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$71,800. Pastry chefs with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$76,700 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pastry Chef

Late Career▲ +34%
Experienced▲ +26%
Average SalaryAU$57,200/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
No Experience▼ -30%

Gender Breakdown

Female
61%
Male
39%

Pastry Chef - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Pastry Chef jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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