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Average Bakery Clerk Hourly Pay

$10.99
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$175
Bonus
$600
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The average hourly pay for a Bakery Clerk is $10.99.
10%
$8.67
MEDIAN
$10.99
90%
$14.50
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Bonus
$1 - $5,872
Profit Sharing
$0 - $600
Total Pay
$18,104 - $30,583
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What Do Bakery Clerks Do?

Bakery Clerk Tasks
  • Assist in measuring, blending, storing, and preparing baked goods according to recipe, quality, and presentation standards.
  • Manage inventory.
  • Monitor proper equipment operation and compliance with food safety handling policies.
  • Set oven temperatures, conveyor speeds, and monitor baking progress.

Job Satisfaction for Bakery Clerk

3.6 out of 5
(157)
Highly Satisfied
19Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Bakery Clerk are from the companies The Kroger Company, Safeway, Inc. and Publix Super Markets Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Albertson's Inc. where the average pay is $11.75. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Publix Super Markets Inc and Safeway, Inc., earning around $11.44 and $11.42, respectively. The Kroger Company pays the lowest at around $10.09. Hy-Vee, Inc. and Meijer, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.22 and $10.81, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bakery Clerks?

An entry-level Bakery Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.18 based on 86 salaries. An early career Bakery Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.76 based on 422 salaries. A mid-career Bakery Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.56 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Bakery Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.90 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Bakery Clerk in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (16.7% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (13.6% less) and Las Vegas, Nevada (10.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 731 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
57.7%
Mid Career
12.9%
Experienced
12.4%
Late Career
5.2%