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185k 185k
7.0% 7.0%
3.1/5 3.1/5
H.S. High School

How much does a Baker make in the United States?

Average Baker Hourly Wage in the United States

Bakers earn a median hourly wage of $12.06. Hourly wages typically start from $8.96 and go up to $18.78.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Baker Yearly Salary in the United States

Bakers earn a median salary of $25,090 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,640 and go up to $39,050.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

46%
Full-Time
54%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
711
RATINGS
Bakers average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Bakers in the 9th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Baker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Baker Earnings

The highest earning Bakers in the United States earn:

$18.78
an hour
$39,050
per year
Senior Baker Earnings

Senior Bakers in the United States earn:

$14.96
an hour
$31,110
per year
Experienced Baker Earnings

Experienced Bakers in the United States earn:

$12.06
an hour
$25,090
per year
Junior Baker Earnings

Junior Bakers in the United States earn:

$10.09
an hour
$20,980
per year
Starting Baker Earnings

Starting Bakers in the United States earn:

$8.96
an hour
$18,640
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Baker salary comparison

Bakers earn less than 65% percent of Food & Drink careers. Baker salaries are in the bottom 92% of all careers in the United States.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Salary $58k
Restaurant Manager Salary $50k
Food Safety And Quality Technician Salary $44k
Brewmaster Salary $38k
Butcher Salary $29k
Dietetic Technician Salary $26k
Baker Salary $25k
Restaurant Cook Salary $24k
Food Preparation Worker Salary $21k
Food Server Salary $19k
Barista Salary $19k
Source:

Historical salary for Bakers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Baker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Baker Salary in Washington $13.55 $28,190 # 1
Baker Salary in Vermont $13.15 $27,350 # 2
Baker Salary in Wisconsin $12.91 $26,850 # 3
Baker Salary in Utah $12.98 $27,010 # 4
Baker Salary in Tennessee $11.13 $23,160 # 5
Baker Salary in Virginia $12.10 $25,170 # 6
Baker Salary in Wyoming $11.94 $24,820 # 7
Baker Salary in South Dakota $11.46 $23,830 # 8
Baker Salary in Texas $11.40 $23,720 # 9
Baker Salary in South Carolina $10.82 $22,510 # 10
Baker Salary in West Virginia $10.02 $20,850 # 11
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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