Assistant Pastry Chef Salary in the United States

How much does an Assistant Pastry Chef make in the United States? The average Assistant Pastry Chef salary in the United States is $43,248 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $35,289 and $53,204. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Assistant Pastry Chef assists the Executive Pastry Chef in the daily activities of the kitchen, including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, and cost control. Responsible for the production and presentation of pastries and other baked goods. Being an Assistant Pastry Chef oversees the activities of the pastry staff in the absence of the Executive Pastry Chef. Requires 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Additionally, Assistant Pastry Chef requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to an Executive Pastry Chef. The Assistant Pastry Chef supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. To be an Assistant Pastry Chef typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Assistant Pastry Chef

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Executive Pastry Chef

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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