Bakers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6332  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Bakers prepare bread, rolls, muffins, pies, pastries, cakes and cookies in retail and wholesale bakeries and dining establishments. They are employed in bakeries, supermarkets, catering companies, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, and other institutions, or they may be self-employed. Bakers who are supervisors are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Baker - Retail
  • Bagel Baker
  • Bagel Maker
  • Baker
  • Baker - Retail
  • Baker Apprentice
  • Bakery Bench Hand
  • Bakery Supervisor
  • Bakery Supervisor - Retail
  • Biscuit Baker
  • Bread Baker
  • Bread Baker - Retail
  • Cake And Pastry Decorator - Retail
  • Cake Baker - Retail
  • Cake Decorator
  • Cake Decorator - Retail
  • Cake Icer
  • Chocolate Maker
  • Donut Baker
  • Donut Maker
  • French Pastry Baker - Retail
  • Grocery Store Baker
  • Hand Icer - Bakery
  • Head Baker
  • Head Baker - Retail
  • Hospital Baker
  • Hotel Baker
  • Junior Baker
  • Muffin Baker
  • Muffin Maker
  • Pastry Decorator
  • Pastry Decorator - Retail
  • Pastry Maker
  • Specialty Foods Baker
  • Specialty Foods Baker - Retail
  • Wedding Cake Decorator
  • Baker
  • Baker Apprentice
  • Bakery Supervisor
  • Bread Baker
  • Head Baker
  • Chocolate Maker
  • Bakery Associate

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for bakers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $13,392
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $15,200
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $11,707
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $18,863
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $16,234
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for bakers.

Gender Median Income
Male $16,234
Female $16,961
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Extracted Salary Information (21 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for bakers.

$27,300.00
Lowest Observed
$47,500.00
Highest Observed
$27,300.00
25th Percentile
$33,228.00
Average
$33,150.00
Median
$37,500.00
75th Percentile

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for bakers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 215
25 to 34 years 110
35 to 44 years 70
45 to 54 years 90
55 to 64 years 75
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 600
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for bakers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 360
Part Time 240
Total 600
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for bakers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 200
Female 395
Total 595
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for bakers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 535
Self Employed 60
Total 600
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for bakers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 560
Unemployed 35
Total 600
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for bakers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 125
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 265
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 60
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 130
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 20
Total 600
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Help Us Serve You Better

We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.

Your Age: