Pastry Chef Salary in the UK

£23,500
per year
per month
£1,630
per month
per year

Pastry Chef - Average Salary

The average salary for a Pastry Chef is £23,500 gross per year (£1,630 net per month), which is £6,100 (-21%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Pastry Chef can expect an average starting salary of £16,300. The highest salaries can exceed £50,000.
£16,300
Low
£23,500
Average salary
£50,000
High
£1,220
Low
£1,630
Average salary
£3,130
High

Pastry Chef Salary Range

Low
£16,300
Average salary
£23,500
Experienced
£32,400
High
£50,000
Low
£1,220
Average salary
£1,630
Experienced
£2,130
High
£3,130
Among pastry chefs, Assistant Pastry Chefs or Entry Level Pastry Chefs tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced roles like Head Pastry Chefs or Executive Pastry Chefs enjoy the highest salaries.

Pastry Chef - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Executive Pastry Chef£36K/year
+52% 
Head Pastry Chef£32K/year
+37% 
Entry Level Pastry Chef£18K/year
 -22%
Assistant Pastry Chef£17K/year
 -27%

Pastry Chef - Pay by Experience Level

A Pastry Chef with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £16,300 gross per year. A mid career Pastry Chef with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,100, while an experienced Pastry Chef with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £32,400. Pastry Chefs with more than 20 years of experience earn £34,100 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pastry Chef

Late Career▲ +45%
Experienced▲ +38%
Average Salary£23,500/year
Mid Career▼ -6%
No Experience▼ -31%

Gender Breakdown

Female
41%
Male
59%

Pastry Chef - Jobs by Location

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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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Pastry Chef

How much does a Pastry Chef make in the UK?
A Pastry Chef in the UK earns an average of £23,500 gross per year, which is about £1,630 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Pastry Chef updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Pastry Chef in the UK?
The starting salary of a Pastry Chef in the UK is around £16,300 gross per year. Assistant Pastry Chefs or Entry Level Pastry Chefs usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Pastry Chef in the UK?
The highest salary of a Pastry Chef in the UK can reach and exceed £50,000 gross per year. Head Pastry Chefs or Executive Pastry Chefs usually have the highest salaries.
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