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Average Baker Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$23.14
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AU$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Baker in Australia is AU$23.14.
10%
A$19.27
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A$23.14
90%
A$27.67
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AU$19 - AU$28
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AU$5 - AU$5,014
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AU$40,124 - AU$60,113
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What Do Bakers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Baker

The top respondents for the job title Baker are from the companies Bakers Delight Holdings, Woolworths and Coles Myer Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Riviera Bakery where the average pay is AU$28.42. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Brumby's Bakery and Woolworths, earning around AU$23.96 and AU$23.57, respectively. Banjo's pays the lowest at around AU$17.49. Mills Group and Bakers Delight Holdings also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$21.91 and AU$22.38, respectively.

Career Paths

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bakers?

An entry-level Baker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.13 based on 28 salaries. An early career Baker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.22 based on 284 salaries. A mid-career Baker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.81 based on 298 salaries. An experienced Baker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.84 based on 259 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Baker in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 2.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Geelong, Victoria (2.5% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (3.7% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (2.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,034 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
27.5%
Mid Career
28.8%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
16.0%