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Bakery Manager Salary

Bakery Managers in the United States take home an average $14.26 per hour. Earnings sit near $9.92 per hour on the lower side but can approach $19.22 on the higher side. Cash earnings of Bakery Managers can occasionally include $5K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $22K to almost $51K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and experience level. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Bakery Managers making up 75 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in three — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and roughly one-half have dental insurance.

$25,881 - $56,598
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$57K
MEDIAN: $37,596
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90%

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$9.92 - $19.22
(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
$25,881 - $56,598  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $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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$22,323 - $50,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $19.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $1.13  
Overtime
$13.87 - $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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $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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$22,323 - $50,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 348

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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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Bakery Managers flock to Weis Markets Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $33K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Manager

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


For Bakery Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $30K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $33K on average. Bakery Managers see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $39K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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
up arrow 9%

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
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 34%
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