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Pastry Decorator Salary
in Virginia, United States

$15,079 (USD)

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Last updated: April 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pastry Decorator is $15,079 a year and $7 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Pastry Decorator is between $15,079 and $15,079. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Pastry Decorator Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Food Preparation Workers

Job family population: 832,690

Estimated population of Pastry Decorator jobs: 148,344

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
-28 %


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Pastry Decorator Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Pastry Cook/Cake Decorator
Apr 11
Alexandria, United States
Alexandria Pastry Shop
Upscale Pastry Shop looking for creative individual with excellent decorating skills to join our team. Must have previous pastry experience. Apply in person
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