Baker Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for bakers is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) for bakers is 351111 and for pastrycooks is 351112.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are baker, pastrycook, doughmaker, cake decorator, baker apprentice, qualified baker and head baker.
This occupation is currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Short-term Skilled Occupation List, STSOL).
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 390 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a baker was $54,593 per annum in Australia.
Baker Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Qualified Baker / Pastry Chef||55,000 – 60,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Artisan Baker||48,000 – 58,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Pastry Cook / Baker||50,000 – 60,000||Sunshine Coast|
|Baker & Cake Decorator||45,000 – 55,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Baker||54,000||South West Coast, Victoria|
|Night Shift Qualified Baker||55,000 – 65,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Artisan Bakery-Qualified Baker||50,000 – 59,000||ACT|
|Qualified Baker – Day / Evening Shifts||55,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Experienced Baker||$35 per hour||Perth, Western Australia|
|Qualified Baker||55,000 – 60,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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