Bakery Clerk Salary

A Bakery Clerk earns an average wage of $9.68 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$8.09 - $13.32
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$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.85
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $8.09 - $13.32
Hourly Tips $0.35
Overtime $4.97 - $20.44
Annual Data $0$28K
Bonus $40.55 - $8,882
Profit Sharing $1,526
Total Pay (?
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$16,947 - $28,559
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 479

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Job Description for Bakery Clerk

Bakery clerks usually work for either independent bakery shops or larger stores, such as supermarkets or membership warehouse clubs. They work either full-time or part-time. A high school diploma is often required but is not always necessary. Previous experience working as bakery clerks, or with customers in general, is often preferred.

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Bakery Clerk Tasks

  • Assist in measuring, blending, storing, and preparing baked goods according to recipe, quality, and presentation standards.
  • Manage inventory.
  • Monitor proper equipment operation and compliance with food safety handling policies.
  • Set oven temperatures, conveyor speeds, and monitor baking progress.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Bakery Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Bakery Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 388 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bakery Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Bakery Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 58 salaries. A Bakery Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 23 salaries.

Bakery Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bakery Clerk?

Bakery Clerk in Rochester:
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons: Stressful environment.

Bakery Clerk in Babbitt:
"Busy, wear many hats, lots to learn."
Pros: My crew, hours, generally what I do.
Cons: Understaffed, underpaid, under appreciated, near daily overtime, hours, lack of respect from management and other employees, too small of a working area.

Bakery Clerk in Neptune:
"Bakery clerk."
Pros: Helping customers talking with them doing a great job and being told so . Getting a rewarding feeling when you truly help someone and can tell you made a difference in their day.
Cons: A lot of stressed out people around me. Very poor area. A lot of our sales only based off of food stamps. We also have tons of people that come and go way too frequently I think I've been through about 20 different clerks and we're now on our 4th new bakery manager in the past 2 years!

Key Stats for Bakery Clerk

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Bakery Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$21,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 59%
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