Bakery Manager Salary

Earnings for Bakery Managers in the United States come in at around $14.45 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.96 per hour, and the top verges on $18.98. Overall cash earnings for Bakery Managers vary widely between $23K and $51K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. While the specific employer and tenure impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Female Bakery Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. While close to one-third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and about one-half have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,699 - $56,346
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$56K
MEDIAN: $37,635
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$9.96 - $18.98
(Median)
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$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
$25,699 - $56,346  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
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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$22,583 - $50,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $18.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33 - $1.16  
Overtime
$14.44 - $30.56  
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
$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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$22,583 - $50,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 360
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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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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average inexperienced worker earns $30K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $33K. Bakery Managers bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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
0%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

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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