What Are The Training Requirements for Bakers?

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

Degrees for Bakers
Typical education of 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

What Is the Employment Outlook for Bakers?

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.

This career includes 185,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Bakers Make?

On average, bakers make $13.04 per hour or $27,110 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Bakers?

Hourly income for Bakers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Bakers?

Annual salary for Bakers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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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