Baker Demographics

The baker workforce reached a whopping 179,410 in 2020! Among those workers, we discovered that 52.2% of them are women, while 44.1% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among bakers is White, which makes up 64.7% of all bakers. Comparatively, there are 14.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of bakers are located in Las Vegas, NV and New York, NY. Bakers are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, bakers are more likely to find a job in the retail industry. And perhaps the best information we found was that Washington, Alaska, Oregon, North Dakota and Massachusetts are where bakers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about baker demographics? We analyzed 42,032 bakers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Baker Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as bakers. Keep reading to find out what the results for bakers were.

Baker Gender Ratio

Among bakers, 52.2% of them are women compared to 44.1% which are men.

  • Female, 52.2%
  • Male, 44.1%
  • Unknown, 3.7%

Baker Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among bakers is White, which makes up 64.7% of all bakers. Comparatively, there are 14.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 64.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 14.3%
  • Black or African American, 10.2%
  • Asian, 7.3%
  • Unknown, 2.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Bakers

The chart below shows that 50.0% of bakers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.0% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 5.0%.

  • Spanish, 52.6%
  • German, 10.5%
  • Arabic, 10.5%
  • Danish, 5.3%
  • Filipino, 5.3%
  • Other, 15.8%

Baker Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among bakers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Baker Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the baker position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Baker Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of bakers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Number Of Years On The Job For Baker

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Bakers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, churn operator and batch maker have the biggest difference in gender.

Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Baker/Cake Decorator15%81%
Pastry Decorator18%79%
Cake Maker24%71%
Baker44%52%
Journeyman Meat Cutter90%8%
Batch Maker90%6%
Churn Operator91%6%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Churn Operator
Batch Maker
Journeyman Meat Cutter
Baker
Cake Maker
Pastry Decorator
Baker/Cake Decorator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Bakers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to bakers.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Poleman5.25%
Metal Fabricator7.22%
Weaver7.42%
Candy Dipper9.63%
First Line Supervisor10.57%
Grain Drier13.35%
Baker15.93%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Baker?

male-income
Male Income
$32,662
female-income
Female Income
$31,014

Baker Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$34,528
$33,678
$32,827
$31,977
$31,127
$30,277
$29,427
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Baker Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$32,946
Bachelor's Degree$33,282
Some College/ Associate Degree$33,585
Master's Degree$35,185

Baker Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$36,183
$35,185
$34,187
$33,189
$32,192
$31,194
$30,196
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Baker Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a baker can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of bakers is $26,918. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Bakers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where bakers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Bakers Located?

By looking through more than 42,032 resumes, we found that the most popular places for bakers are Las Vegas, NV and New York, NY.

Number of Bakers

Where Are Bakers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country bakers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Baker Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ bakers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most bakers is the retail industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire bakers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Baker Work In

Employees with the baker job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most bakers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

Public

Private

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ bakers. Those industries include retail, hospitality and manufacturing.

Retail

Hospitality

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Professional

Baker Jobs