Bakery Manager Salary

Bakery Managers in the United States take home an average $14.40 per hour. Compensation ranges from $9.95 per hour on the lower end to $19.11 on the higher end. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $5K, total cash payment to Bakery Managers can bottom out at $23K or peak near $51K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Bakery Managers making up 75 percent. Some workers in this field — roughly one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by around half.

$25,678 - $56,292
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$56K
MEDIAN: $37,726
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$9.95 - $19.11
(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
$25,678 - $56,292  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $4,894  
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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$22,506 - $50,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $19.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33 - $1.16  
Overtime
$14.43 - $30.63  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $4,894  
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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$22,506 - $50,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 361
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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.


Bakery Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $29K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $33K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $37K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark 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 13%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 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: 34%
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