Industrial and Other Bakers
Training and Education
|Recommended Degree Level||Certificate or Higher|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||157,230|
|Annual Job Growth Rate||3.1%|
|Job Openings per Year (est.)||4,680|
Long-term on-the-job training is often required to work in this field. Survey data provided by the government shows that 8% of employees have a bachelor's degree or higher. 22% of industrial and other bakers attended college, but do not have a degree. 70% of workers were able to find a job with only a high school education.
Part-Time Work and Self-Employment
Of those working as employees, 22% work fewer than 40 hours per week. Around 4% of industrial and other bakers are independent contractors.
Area Job Conditions
On a per capita basis, there are more jobs for employees in Haverhill (Massachusetts), Michigan City (Indiana), and Carson City (Nevada), and fewer jobs in Montgomery (Alabama), Columbia (South Carolina), and Corpus Christi (Texas).
Compensation for industrial and other bakers is the most in Auburn (Alabama), Stockton (California), and Sioux City (Iowa), and the lowest in Longview (Texas), El Paso (Texas), and Monroe (Louisiana).
A short look at the work of industrial and commercial bakers. Created for the US Department of Labor.