Bakery Manager Salary

Bakery Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $15.45 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though the company and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly more than half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Bakery Managers making up 78 percent. Most Bakery Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,317 - $55,101
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$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,272
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$11.26 - $20.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,317 - $55,101  
   
Bonus
$394.53 - $7,175  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$24,821 - $52,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $20.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.72  
Overtime
$12.91 - $29.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$394.53 - $7,175  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$24,821 - $52,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 392

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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Bakery Manager


Publix Super Markets Inc, The Kroger Company, Sprouts Farmers Market LLC, Sprouts, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Bakery Managers. Weis Markets Inc offers the largest salaries in town — $43K on average. Other big spenders include Safeway, Inc., Publix Super Markets Inc, and The Fresh Market, Inc., top-paying firms where Bakery Managers see paychecks nearing $42K, $41K, or $37K.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc ($31K), Sprouts ($31K), and Sprouts Farmers Market LLC ($34K).

Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Manager

Pay by Experience for a Bakery Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Bakery Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 238 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bakery Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Bakery Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 191 salaries. A Bakery Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 123 salaries.

Bakery Manager Reviews

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

Bakery Manager in Monrovia:
"Bakery manager."
Pros: The baking is fun, as well as meeting my budgets I feel like I'm running a successful bakery ! And I'm very proud of myself !
Cons: The pay ! I feel for the amount of work I do I should be making more money!!

Key Stats for Bakery Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Bakery Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$35,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 37%