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 $21,795
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $20,663
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $31,783
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $21,938
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $20,767
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $21,659
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $21,039
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 $21,039
Female $25,553
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.

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Extracted Salary Information (118 samples)

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

$15.00
Lowest Observed
$68,250.00
Highest Observed
$29,250.00
25th Percentile
$33,509.91
Average
$31,200.00
Median
$36,000.00
75th Percentile

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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 540
25 to 34 years 390
35 to 44 years 420
45 to 54 years 460
55 to 64 years 325
65 to 74 years 55
75 years and over 0
Total 2,185
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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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 1,160
Part Time 910
Total 2,065
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.

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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 855
Female 1,330
Total 2,185
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.

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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 2,005
Self Employed 185
Total 2,185
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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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 2,050
Unemployed 140
Total 2,185
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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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 455
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 705
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 100
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 405
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 45
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 350
Total 2,065
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.

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