Baker Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Baker is $10.44 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Baker Total Pay (?
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$19,499 - $54,056
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MEDIAN: $29,707
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Baker Total Pay (?
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$8.10 - $14.95
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,499 - $54,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $2,936  
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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$17,085 - $34,815  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,737
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.10 - $14.95  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $2.48  
Overtime
$9.66 - $23.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $2,936  
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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$17,085 - $34,815  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,737
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Baker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Las Vegas
up arrow 59%
Dallas
up arrow 55%
Los Angeles
up arrow 28%
New York
up arrow 23%
Minneapolis
up arrow 16%
Houston
up arrow 15%
Tampa
up arrow 12%
Seattle
up arrow 4%
Portland
up arrow 3%
National Average
$23,000
Phoenix
up arrow 1%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
Denver
up arrow 8%
Orlando
up arrow 9%
Buffalo
up arrow 19%
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Experience Affects Baker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 253 votes.
Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 57%
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