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Cake Decorator Salary

$15,079 (USD)

Average Salary

$7/hr

Average Hourly

$119

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 19, 2019

The average pay for a Cake Decorator is $15,079 a year and $7 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cake Decorator is between $15,079 and $15,079. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cake Decorator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Decorates cakes and pastries with designs, using icing bag or handmade paper cone.
  • Trims uneven surfaces of cake or cuts and shapes cake to required size, using knife.
  • Spreads icing between layers and on surfaces of cake, using spatula.
  • Tints white icing with food coloring.
  • Inserts die of specific design into tip of bag or paper cone and fills bag or cone with colored icing.
  • Squeezes bag to eject icing while moving bag with free-arm writing motions to form design on cake.
  • Forms decorations on flower nail and transfers decorations to cake, using spatula.
  • May mix icing.
Cake Decorator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Preparation Workers

Job family population: 814,600

Estimated population of Cake Decorator jobs: 145,121

Rate of error: 1.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$11,239
5 Year Change:
-25 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Cake Decorator Job Listings for United States

Baker - Cake Decorator
Nov 19
Washington, DC, USA
Savvy Treats
... and decorator that is willing to have flexible hours and days. Description: Responsibilities include the following: * Baking cupcakes, cakes, cake pops * Decorating cupcakes and cakes * Making ...
Cake Decorator at Marble Slab Creamery (North Star Mall)
Nov 17
San Antonio, TX, USA
Kreme Kraft LLC
Hiring ICE CREAM CAKE DECORATOR at Marble Slab Creamery (North Star Mall) Do you love decorating CAKES and want to work with a great team, enjoy flexible hours and have FUN? If so, Marble Slab ...
Baker, Barista & Cake Decorator
Nov 18
Tigard, OR, USA
Full Steam Staffing
Cake Decorator - Provide sufficient bread products based on forecast, maintaining cake quality to meet 85c standards and completing designated tasks perfectly. - Perform daily operations, including ...
LEAD CAKE DECORATOR-FULL TIME-HEALTH BENEFITS-IMMEDIATE INTERVIEWS
Nov 12
Towson, MD, USA
Graul's Market
We are looking for cake decorators to add to our team. We are looking for highly skilled experience. Open positions are located at our Towson, md and Lutherville, md. locations LEAD CAKE DECORATOR ...
Cake Decorator
Nov 15
Wichita, KS, USA
Cameo cakes
Looking for a full or part-time cake decorator. Experience is preferred but could also train the right person. We are open Tuesday - Saturday. Saturdays are a MUST workday. Apply in person.

The average pay for a Cake Decorator is $15,079 a year and $7 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cake Decorator is between $15,079 and $15,079. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cake Decorator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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