Training Requirements for Bakers

Bakers need no formal educational credential and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees 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

This represents about 185,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 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.

Typical Income for Bakers

Hourly Income

On average,bakers make $13.04 per hour.

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.

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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