Baker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$29,000
$19,000
Min 10%
$29,000
Median 50%
$45,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
H-E-B
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a baker make?
Bakers in America make, on average, $29,324 a year or $14.1 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $45,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $19,000 per year. Retail companies and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Baker jobs are Alaska, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Montana, and Vermont. The typical tenure for a Baker is 2.1 years.
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Cook/Baker
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Average Baker Salary By Location

As a Baker in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $29,324 per year or $14.1 per hour. Boston, MA reports the highest Baker salaries at $33,176 per year. Not only that, Boston, MA also has an average entry-level salary of $22,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Baker salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Montana, and Vermont. The lowest earning states are Michigan, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee.

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 Company

Baker jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Retail companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like H-E-B or Fred Meyer will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Hy-Vee and JPMorgan Chase also pay high salaries to their Bakers.

Baker Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Baker Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Baker can range from $24,348 to $32,654 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$24,001
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