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Baker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,333 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Baker is $32,333 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Baker is between $25,163 and $38,123. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Baker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Bakes bread, rolls, muffins, and biscuits according to recipe.
  • Checks production schedule to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake.
  • Prepares ingredients for baking, forms dough into loaves or desired shapes, places in oven, and removes baked goods from oven.
Baker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Bakers

Job family population: 182,890

Estimated population of Baker jobs: 27,746

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Baker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 31
Geneva, IL, USA
Preservation Bread & Wine
We need a baker to bake bread and prep pastry at night for the next day. You get the whole place to yourself. Just reach out for more info. Would love to sit down with you. More detail about ...
Bakery Manager
May 14
Rosemont, IL, USA
bakery manger, hiring, scheduling, ordering,must have fast-food experience
Bakery Production
Jun 13
Lowell, IN, USA
LaJoy Group
Currently looking for individuals to fill our OVERNIGHT PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE openings in an industrial bakery in Lowell, IN. Interested candidates should have work history and prior manufacturing ...
Pastry Chef / Bakery Production
May 6
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Creative Cakes Bakery
We are looking for a full-time Pastry Chef / Baker that possess the following characteristics: - Likes working in a fast-paced environment - Has excellent attention to detail - Able to follow ...
BAKER (FULL-TIME) at The Art Institute of Chicago
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
We have an opening for a BAKER position. * Location : Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603. Note: online applications accepted only. * Schedule : Schedule varies ...
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