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Bakery Manager Salary

Earnings for Bakery Managers in the United States come in at around $14.23 per hour on average. Pay ranges from $9.84 per hour on the low end to $19.31 on the high end. 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. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though the company and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and approximately one-half receive dental plans. Most Bakery Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Most Bakery Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,823 - $56,592
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$57K
MEDIAN: $37,424
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50%
90%

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$9.84 - $19.31
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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
$25,823 - $56,592  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,006  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $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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$22,071 - $50,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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
$9.84 - $19.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $1.13  
Overtime
$13.42 - $30.90  
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 - $5,006  
   
Profit Sharing
$977 - $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).
)
$22,071 - $50,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 349

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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. The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $33K. Bakery Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $37K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $39K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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 18%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 33%