The average hourly pay for a Baker in Canada is C$13.62.
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C$11 - C$20
C$3 - C$7,030
C$425 - C$1,350
C$23,123 - C$43,160
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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 own…Read more
- 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 Tim Hortons Inc, Sobeys and Loblaw's. Reported salaries are highest at Loblaw's where the average pay is C$23.70. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sobeys and COBS Bread, earning around C$18.89 and C$14.51, respectively. Tim Hortons Inc pays the lowest at around C$11.76. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Tim Horton's Donuts also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$12.20 and C$12.31, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Baker
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 C$11.91 based on 214 salaries. An early career Baker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$12.76 based on 414 salaries. A mid-career Baker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$14.39 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Baker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.13 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$18.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Baker in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (19.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (11.9% less), Halifax, Nova Scotia (8.6% less) and Toronto, Ontario (4.0% less).
Years of Experience
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