Avg. Salary
$11.48
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Baker in Scranton, Pennsylvania is $11.48 per hour.

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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 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.

About Scranton, Pennsylvania

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
77,112
Male:
37,975 (49.2%)
Female:
39,137 (50.8%)
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley and hosts a federal court building. With a population of 76,089, it is the largest city in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 570,000. Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, and Carbondale. Scranton was incorporated on February 14, 1856, as a borough in Luzerne County and as a city on April 23, 1866. It became a major industrial city, a center of mining and railroads, and attracted thousands of new immigrants. It was the site of the Scranton General Strike in 1877. People in northern Luzerne County began to seek a...
Scranton:
$36,630
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$735
Scranton:
$98,800
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
3.6%

Baker Job Listings

Key Stats for Baker

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 67%