AU$50,514
Avg. Salary
AU$22.33
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Baker is AU$22.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Baker is AU$50,514 per year.

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AU$18.18
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AU$22.33
50%
AU$26.47
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MEDIAN AU$22.33
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AU$37k
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AU$51k
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AU$60k
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MEDIAN AU$50,514
AU$36,843 - AU$59,721
AU$37K
AU$51K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$50,514
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AU$18.18 - AU$26.47
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.33
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AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$36,843 - AU$59,721
Bonus AU$150 - AU$4,998
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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AU$37,835 - AU$57,656
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 321
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$18.18 - AU$26.47
Overtime AU$19.90 - AU$42.40
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Bonus AU$150 - AU$4,998
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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AU$37,835 - AU$57,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 761

Job Description for Baker

A baker spends the day creating various baked goods for their establishment, perhaps including artisan breads, specialty desserts, or simple dinner rolls. Bakers usually either work shifts in the morning or evening; they may also work from morning to night, which is especially true of a baker who owns their own bakery. A baker can work in a variety of settings, including a bakery, a restaurant, or another food service establishment. Some bakers own their own bakeries, and some work under the owner of their establishment.

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Baker Tasks
  • Measure, blend, mold, store, and prepare baked goods according to recipe, quality, and presentation standards.
  • Apply glazes, icings, and toppings to baked goods.
  • Oversee baking production and test quality level.

Baker Pay By Employer

$0$46K

$26,165

Dunkin' Donuts
58 profiles
$19,241

$22,834

Safeway, Inc.
53 profiles
$23,465

Panera LLC
43 profiles
$26,456

$26,540

Sodexo, Inc.
24 profiles
$31,335

$24,445

Sam's Club
21 profiles
$22,166

Hy-Vee, Inc.
17 profiles
$27,510

Baker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Baker

Pay by Experience for a Baker has a positive trend. An entry-level Baker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 482 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Baker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 467 salaries. An experienced Baker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 344 salaries. A Baker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 159 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,171

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Baker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Baker?

Baker in Warwick:
"Don’t do it."
Pros: Working on my own for the first five hrs of a shift
Cons: People that don’t know what they are doing

Baker in Adelaide:
"Terrible.always casual an under appreciated."
Pros: The people you work with
Cons: How the employees are disposable

Baker in Bendigo:
"I absolutely love working as a baker."
Pros: Making beautiful product daily. Working in a team environment.
Cons: The pay isn't great especially since I travel half hour from home to work and then back again.

Baker in Adelaide:
Pros: Just love working as a team and doin the job I love.
Cons:

Baker in Melbourne:
"Fast and busy production."
Be alert, learning fast.

Baker in Hornsby:
"Bakery."
Pros: I enjoy baking bread, working on saving for my own bakery.
Cons: The hours are long never get over time my public holidays are alwase changed to my day odd.

Baker in Brisbane:
"Bad Salary."
Pros: Less pressure.
Cons: Bad Salary.

Key Stats for Baker

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Baker Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

▼10%

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%