Question by  SueB (22)

What is a professional pastry chef's salary rate?

I'm considering becoming a chef as a career.


Answer by  patti (29325)

The salary would depend very much on the chef's experience as well as the geographic location and the nature of the hiring establishment. Generally, the range is $45,000-$70,000 annually.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

A professional chef is usually paid from 17 to 25 dollars an hour. It also depends on how good you are at your job. You can seriously make a lot of money from this profession. As a career, I highly recommend you to follow your passion and you can make a lot of money.


Answer by  vinu (68)

If you have a 1 to 4 years experience then salary range is $25000 to $39000, 5 years or more experience then salary range is $31000 to $69000


Answer by  idetektiv (208)

The salary you make is highly dependant on your location and your education. Someone in California would make much more than someone in a place like Ohio. The average is between $45,000 to $70,000, but with more education, you are bound to get a better job with a higher salary.


Answer by  BobbyBlaze (52)

I personally have been working in a kitchen, and the pastry chef earned 1000 euro a month. the thing is, that it depends on where do you work,what diploma do you have,which cooking school you are coming from,and if you are actually good in it. try to find a job in a big hotel.


Answer by  carol (1241)

Starting salary is usually between 20-$30,000 per year. By your tenth year you will be making about $40,000. If you have something unique to offer and gain a following your salary could top $70,000 as you gain experience. You have to be willing to work hard and be diligent as you get to this level.


Answer by  Tracy15 (821)

Well it varies on where you want to be a pastry chef but some examples of median salaries are New York 60,000, Las Vegas 70,000, Chicago 40,000 and Los Angeles 80,000. So it all depends on where you want to live and work to be a Pastry Chef.


Answer by  bharathi (22)

Professional pastry chef's salary rate is usually depends upon individual skills and experience. Salary ranges vary from INR 50000 to INR 150000 in Five and Seven Star Hotels.


Answer by  Anonymous

it depends what type of chef you would ike to be but you will always be getting relatively good pay

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