Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Bakers (51-3011)

Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods. Pastry chefs in restaurants and hotels are included with Chefs and Head Cooks (35-1011).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 389 426 9.51 24 32 60
United States 191900 203000 0.0 11400 15600 28100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 14.93 10.13 11.93 14.13 17.31 20.82
Alaska 16.14 12.61 13.55 15.12 18.17 21.28
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.99 12.73 13.67 15.23 17.81 19.69
Balance of State 16.21 12.25 13.14 14.68 20.01 23.34

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.