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.
|Hourly Rate||$8.09 - $13.32|
|Overtime||$4.97 - $20.44|
|Bonus||$40.55 - $8,882|
|Total Pay (||$16,947 - $28,559|
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.Read More...
They must have exceptional customer service skills. They must be able to remain helpful, tactful, and courteous at all times, with both customers and team members. They must be willing to familiarize themselves with products that they sell. They must be able to operate cash registers. They must be able to read UPC codes and product labels. They are required to be familiar with shelf signage and register forms. They must follow company policies, procedures, and guidelines. They must be able to work independently with little direction or no direction at all. They must be able to add, subtract, divide, multiply, and perform other basic business math calculations. They must have excellent oral communications skills. They must be friendly and helpful to customers and team members. They must be able to answer customers’ questions. They must be willing to learn and apply all food safety and sanitation guidelines and policies. They may be required to pass a test administered by the Department of Health and Food Safety or a similar department. They may be required to train and coach new bakery clerks.
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 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.
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