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Bakery Manager Salary

Bakery Managers in the United States take home approximately $14.04 per hour on average. Compensation ranges from $9.74 per hour on the lower end to $19.14 on the higher end. Overall cash earnings of Bakery Managers stretch from $22K near the bottom to $51K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by experience level and the particular employer. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Bakery Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$26,010 - $59,682
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MEDIAN: $38,394
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$9.74 - $19.14
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,010 - $59,682  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,989  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $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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$21,726 - $51,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $19.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33 - $1.02  
Overtime
$14.16 - $30.83  
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 - $4,989  
   
Profit Sharing
$977 - $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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$21,726 - $51,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 327
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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


Bakery Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Weis Markets Inc, where the average salary comes to $33K.

Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Manager

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $29K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $33K. Bakery Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $37K. Bakery Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $38K.

Bakery Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
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.

Experience Affects Bakery Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 35%