Bakery Manager Salary

Bakery Managers in the United States take home an average $14.45 per hour. Earnings sit near $9.93 per hour on the lower side but can approach $18.94 on the higher side. Incomes of Bakery Managers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $5K cause paychecks to spread between $23K on the low end and $51K on the high end. While the company and tenure impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Female Bakery Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Work is enjoyable for Bakery Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and around half receive dental plans.

$25,542 - $56,274

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$9.93 - $18.94

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,542 - $56,274  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $4,848  
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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$22,622 - $50,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $18.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33 - $1.16  
Overtime
$14.49 - $30.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $4,848  
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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$22,622 - $50,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364
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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


The biggest paychecks can be found at Weis Markets Inc — the median salary there is $33K.

Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Manager

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


Bakery Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. 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. On average, Bakery Managers make $37K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $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 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 33%
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