Information About Bakers

Training Requirements for Bakers

Bakers need no formal educational credential.

Degrees for Bakers
Training for Bakers
Percent
Less than High School 23.4
High School 38.3
Some College 20.9
Associates Degree 7.3
Bachelors Degree 8.7
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment outlook for Bakers

Represents about 185,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 13,000 more bakers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 53,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, bakers make $13.04 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bakers $8.96 $10.09 $12.06 $14.96 $18.78
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Food processing workers $9.23 $10.44 $12.64 $15.68 $19.66
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, bakers make $27,110 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bakers $18,640 $20,980 $25,090 $31,110 $39,050
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Food processing workers $19,200 $21,710 $26,280 $32,620 $40,890
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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