Information About Bakers

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Training

Bakers need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Bakers
Training for Bakers
Percent
Less than High School 27.8
High School 41.1
Some College 16.9
Associates Degree 5.9
Bachelors Degree 7.3
Masters Degree 0.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 151,000 people in the United States- 7.6% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more bakers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 39,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, bakers make $12.10 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bakers $8.21 $9.16 $11.10 $14.20 $17.80
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, bakers make $25,160 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bakers $17,070 $19,060 $23,250 $29,560 $37,070
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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