Baker Salary Canada

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Average Baker’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Bakers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6332.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation.

Examples of some job titles are: baker, pastry maker, bread baker, head baker and apprentice baker.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $20.25 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick at $11.30 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $25,000 – $40,000.

Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will balance job vacancies in this profession for the near future. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Bakers in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 13.00 16.50 24.07 2017
Edmonton – Alberta* 12.46 20.25 24.07 2017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 11.35 12.00 19.23 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 11.15 13.00 21.00 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick 11.00 11.30 15.71 2016
Halifax – Nova Scotia 10.85 11.75 17.10 2015
Toronto – Ontario 11.60 13.00 19.90 2016
Ottawa – Ontario 11.60 13.00 20.00 2016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 11.69 12.00 18.50 2016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 11.60 12.50 19.90 2016
Prince Edward Island 11.25 12.30 17.00 2016
Montreal – Quebec 11.25 12.00 16.00 2016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 11.00 13.00 24.00 2016

Methodology*

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Preparing doughs and batters
›› Operating machinery
›› Baking items in an oven
›› Frosting and cake decorating
›› Serving customers
Comparison with employment unit

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for service supervisors and specialized service occupations, which includes bakers, is $17.54. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $640, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $33,000.

Number in employment

There are over 40,000 bakers working in Canada.

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