Salary for Bakers

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Also known as:  Bagel Maker, Bread Baker, Dough Maker, Pastry Baker, Pastry Finisher, Pie Baker, Pie Maker

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A baker mixes together and bakes ingredients to create pastries, breads, cookies, cakes, rolls and other products. This job is not often dangerous, but it can be strenuous for newcomers as employees are required to work with sharp knives and use hot ovens frequently. To be considered for this position, completion of high school or its equivalency is usually necessary. Serious candidates may want to consider pastry or cooking school. Once hired, an employer usually requires up to a year of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.

A Baker will normally receive a salary between $21,070 and $43,310 based on education and experience. can earn an average wage of thirty-one thousand and sixty dollars per annum.

make the highest salary in District of Columbia, where they can get average pay scales of approximately $37,930. They can get the best pay in Educational Services, which has an average salary rate of $35,220.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 36.02 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Bakers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$35,220
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$34,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$34,420
Public Administration
$33,450
Health Care and Social Assistance
$33,340
Manufacturing
$31,670

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$28,190
Accommodation and Food Services
$29,430
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,190
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,560
Wholesale Trade
$30,670
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,460