Bakers


Mix and bake ingredients according to recipes to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods. Include pastry chefs in restaurants and hotels with 'Chefs and Head Cooks' (35-1011).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Grocery Stores
  2. Bakery Products
  3. Retail Bakeries
  4. Eating And Drinking Places
  5. Department Stores

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 3,100 10.00 6.82 11.59 20,800 14,190 24,100
Joplin MSA 40 9.00 6.57 10.21 18,710 13,660 21,240
Columbia MSA 40 9.95 8.27 10.79 20,690 17,210 22,440
Springfield MSA 290 11.94 8.26 13.79 24,840 17,170 28,680
St Louis MSA 1,710 10.30 6.92 11.99 21,430 14,380 24,950
Kansas City* 670 9.86 7.22 11.18 20,518 15,027 23,263
Central Region* 300 8.90 6.37 10.17 18,522 13,244 21,161
Northeast Region* 40 7.19 6.19 7.68 14,946 12,877 15,981
Northwest Region* 150 9.17 6.05 10.73 19,072 12,586 22,315
Ozark Region* 300 11.84 8.14 13.69 24,629 16,929 28,479
South Central Region* 20 7.72 6.14 8.51 16,056 12,763 17,702
Southeast Region* 120 7.81 6.10 8.67 16,245 12,686 18,024
Southwest Region* 50 9.22 6.86 10.40 19,184 14,276 21,637
St. Charles* 160 8.13 6.37 9.01 16,904 13,247 18,733
St. Louis City* 330 11.80 8.71 13.35 24,550 18,122 27,765
St. Louis County* 760 10.13 6.76 11.81 21,060 14,060 24,560
West Central Region* 80 10.03 7.62 11.24 20,865 15,853 23,371
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 130 10.38 8.33 11.41 21,593 17,319 23,730

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 3,350 3,870 520 15.52 105 Great
Kansas City MSA 1,030 1,230 200 19.42 35 Good
St Louis MSA 1,740 1,950 210 12.07 49 Good
Central Region* 200 230 30 15.00 6 Good
Northeast Region* 50 50 .00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 300 320 20 6.67 7 Good
Southeast Region* 220 200 -20 -9.09 3 Fair
Southwest Region* 130 150 20 15.38 3 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef