Baker Salary

A Baker earns an average wage of $10.91 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$19,520 - $57,825
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$58K
MEDIAN: $30,551
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$8.27 - $15.35
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,520 - $57,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,029  
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $2,959  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,410 - $35,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.27 - $15.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $2.87  
Overtime
$10.63 - $24.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,029  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $2,959  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$17,410 - $35,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,946
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Job Description for Baker

A baker spends the day creating various baked goods for their establishment, perhaps including artisan breads, specialty desserts, or simple dinner rolls. Bakers usually either work shifts in the morning or evening; they may also work from morning to night, which is especially true of a baker who owns their own bakery. A baker can work in a variety of settings, including a bakery, a restaurant, or another food service establishment. Some bakers own their own bakeries, and some work under the owner of their establishment.

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Baker Tasks

  • Oversee baking production and test quality level.
  • Apply glazes, icings, and toppings to baked goods.
  • Measure, blend, mold, store, and prepare baked goods according to recipe, quality, and presentation standards.

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Pay by Experience Level for Baker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Baker Reviews

What is it like working as a Baker at Safeway, Inc.?

Baker in Forest Hill:
"Hours Are Flexible, Work Environment Good, Work Is Enjoyable"
Pros: Enjoy making the breads, pastries and cakes.
Cons: The under staffing and management lack of filling vacancies making current staff overworked. The pay scale for position considering the experience it takes to do job.

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Experience Affects Baker Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$24,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 339 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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