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The salary range for bakers and food batchmakers is wide due to factors such as size and type of employer, the employee's experience, and job position.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median yearly earnings for all bakers were $23,600 in May 2014. Salaries ranged from less than $17,570 for the bottom 10 percent of all bakers to more than $37,580 to the top 10 percent of all bakers. Mean yearly earnings for bakers working in bakeries and tortilla manufacturing were $25,800; those in the grocery store industry, $25,440; and those in restaurants and other eating places, $24,190.

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