The average rate for a Baker is $11.33 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$18,562 - $59,526
$19K
$31K
$60K
MEDIAN: $31,465
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$8.75 - $15.41
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$18,562 - $59,526  
   
Bonus
$102.79 - $4,865  
Profit Sharing
$10.14 - $19,727  
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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$18,361 - $35,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.75 - $15.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $2.64  
Overtime
$11.99 - $23.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$102.79 - $4,865  
   
Profit Sharing
$10.14 - $19,727  
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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$18,361 - $35,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,864

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Baker

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $24,542

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Baker Reviews

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Baker

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 297 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Baker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
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National Average
$25,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 297 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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