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Bakery Manager Salary

Pay for Bakery Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $14.32 per hour. Pay generally varies between $9.92 per hour and $19.17. Incomes of Bakery Managers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $5K cause paychecks to spread between $22K on the low end and $51K on the high end. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Bakery Managers making up 75 percent. Although nearly one-third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and half get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$25,900 - $56,553
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$57K
MEDIAN: $37,683
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90%

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$9.92 - $19.17
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,900 - $56,553  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $4,932  
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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$22,346 - $50,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $19.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $1.13  
Overtime
$14.37 - $30.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $4,932  
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).
)
$22,346 - $50,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 353
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Job Description for Bakery Manager

A bakery manager fulfills a variety of roles at a bakery, which may differ depending on the size of the establishment. Typically, the manager opens the shop and makes decisions about what to prepare for the day and how to prepare it. This person also checks all open orders for specialty items such as birthday, anniversary, and wedding cakes, and ensure they will be completed by deadline. The manager also performs quality control for all products and helps maintain bakery standards for cleanliness, sanitation, and safe food preparation.

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Bakery Manager Tasks

  • Order and manage receiving, invoicing, pricing, and control gross margins.
  • Oversee baking and inspect product prior to delivery.
  • Manage all activities, inventory, quality of ingredients, and cleanliness of work area.
  • Train and schedule personnel.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Bakery Manager


Weis Markets Inc offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $33K.

Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Manager

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


For Bakery Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $30K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $33K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Bakery Managers make a median salary of $37K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $39K.

Bakery Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bakery Manager in Puyallup:
"Always keep your options open."
Don't sweat the small stuff, don't let anyone drag your confidence down. Just do what you do because you are good at it.

Bakery Manager in Houghton Lake:
"Nothing Is A Promise, Things Change."
Keep your chin up, try not to get bogged down with the complaints shared, do your best at what you do, know your limits and don't be afraid to ask for help and sometimes say no to what you can't get to.

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Experience Affects Bakery Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 34%
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