Bakery Managers in the United States take home approximately $15.45 per hour on average. While the specific employer and tenure impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction for Bakery Managers is high. Most Bakery Managers survey respondents are women (78 percent). Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by a little more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,850 - $54,794
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MEDIAN: $38,985
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$11.15 - $20.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,850 - $54,794  
   
Bonus
$412.17 - $6,745  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Total Pay (?
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$24,568 - $52,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $20.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.72  
Overtime
$12.49 - $29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$412.17 - $6,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$24,568 - $52,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 406

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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, Sprouts Farmers Market LLC, and Safeway, Inc. are top-notch employers for Bakery Managers in this area. Publix Super Markets Inc offers the largest salaries in town ($45K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $33K to $72K. Other big spenders include Weis Markets Inc, Safeway, Inc., and The Fresh Market, Inc., top-paying firms where Bakery Managers see paychecks nearing $43K, $42K, or $36K.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Sprouts, and The Kroger Company are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($30K, $31K, and $34K respectively).

Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Manager

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


For many Bakery Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $36K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $38K. As Bakery Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $43K.

Bakery Manager Advice

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

Bakery Manager in Mound:
"How much fun it is."
There are several times during the year that are very tough, but if you can get through them, it's quite rewarding and everything seems much easier.

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!!

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.

Key Stats for Bakery Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Bakery Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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