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Bakery Workers

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Approximately 165,270 bakers are employed in the United States. Bakery workers can find jobs in a wide variety of settings, from small retail bakeries and bakery departments in supermarkets to multinational companies with huge manufacturing plants. They also may work in wholesale bakeries or distribution centers as well as in restaurants and hotels. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, about one-third of all bakers work part time.

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