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Baker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$29,000
$19,000
$29,000
$45,000
Bakers in the United States make an average salary of $29,324 per year or $14.1 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $19,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $45,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Montana, and Vermont provide the highest baker salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$33,176
Newark, NJ
$32,196
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Map of Baker Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Bakers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Baker Salary By Location

While a baker can average a salary of $29,324 per year, or $14.1 per hour, there are many opportunities for bakers to make more. For example, in Boston, MA you might make $33,176 per year. Other high-paying locations include Newark, NJ, Las Vegas, NV and Los Angeles, CA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Boston, MA where the average starting salary is $22,000. The highest paying states for bakers include Alaska, Hawaii and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Michigan, Oklahoma, and North Carolina offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$33,176
$33k
Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ
$32,196
$32k
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
$31,526
$32k
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$31,475
$31k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$31,466
$31k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$31,057
$31k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$30,427
$30k
Alexandria, LA
Alexandria, LA
$30,248
$30k
Glendale, AZ
Glendale, AZ
$29,913
$30k
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
$29,593
$30k

High Paying Baker Jobs

Average Baker Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a baker, being employed by a company such as H-E-B or Fred Meyer would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Hy-Vee and JPMorgan Chase also report highly competitive salaries for bakers.

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Baker Salary History

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    Baker Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a baker can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Baker Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Third Shift Baker
    Third Shift Baker
    Hartford, CT
    Hartford, CT
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/31/2020
    Third Shift Baker
    Third Shift Baker
    Providence, RI
    Providence, RI
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/31/2020
    Third Shift Baker
    Third Shift Baker
    Seekonk, MA
    Seekonk, MA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/31/2020
    Bagel Baker
    Bagel Baker
    Paramus, NJ
    Paramus, NJ
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $29,740
    $29,740
    10/30/2020
    Southern Point Staffing
    Southern Point Staffing
    Baker
    Baker
    Baker
    Dawson, GA
    Dawson, GA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $18,783
    $18,783
    10/28/2020
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Baker
    Baker
    Baker
    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    10/28/2020
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Baker
    Baker
    Baker
    Chelmsford, MA
    Chelmsford, MA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/28/2020
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Baker
    Baker
    Baker
    Saint Paul, MN
    Saint Paul, MN
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/28/2020
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Coffee and Bagel Brands
    Baker
    Baker
    Baker
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $20,870
    $20,870
    10/28/2020
    Wegmans
    Wegmans
    Baker
    Baker
    Baker
    Westwood, MA
    Westwood, MA
    10/25/2020
    10/25/2020
    $30,679
    $30,679
    10/25/2020