Bakers prepare dough for pies, different types of bread, and other sweet goods. They also prepare batters for different types of muffins, cookies, and cakes for sale in retail food establishments (ie. grocery stores), restaurants, or other establishments. Bakers may also frost and decorate cakes or other baked goods.
Job Related Skills, Interests and Values
What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Baker (423A)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified bakers average $500.00 per week and up, sometimes with benefits and shift premiums.
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination? Are you a creative person?|
|Do you enjoy working with numbers, ratios, and performing calculations?|
|Do you like working with your hands and different tools and equipment?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Do you have good customer service skills? Do you have patience?|
|Are you detail-oriented and good with colours? Do you like to brainstorm with others?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Can you start and finish work on time?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as an Baker (423A) may be for you!
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