A Baker earns an average wage of £7.83 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£13,332 - £25,803
£13K
£18K
£26K
MEDIAN: £18,343
10%
50%
90%
£6.86 - £9.49
£6
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.93
10%
50%
90%
£0£25K
Salary £13,332 - £25,803
Bonus £11.01 - £531
Profit Sharing £295
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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£14,101 - £22,789
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 130
Hourly Data £0£13
Hourly Rate £6.86 - £9.49
Hourly Tips £0.26
Overtime £6.50 - £13.91
Annual Data £0£22K
Bonus £11.01 - £531
Profit Sharing £295
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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£14,101 - £22,789
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 305

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.

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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 ₤16,000 based on 106 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 ₤17,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Baker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 53 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 ₤17,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £16,857

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

Baker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Baker?

Baker in Manchester:
Pros: I know what im doing , once the products been made well im happy ,
Cons: Night time shifts.less paid, unwanted holidays, no brake time,

Key Stats for Baker

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Baker Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
₤17,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%