Retail bakeries

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Workforce
313k
2018 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
37.6
Average Salary
$24,831
Average Male Salary
$32,032
Average Female Salary
$20,705

About

The top three occupations in the Retail bakeries Industry Group are Bakers, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Retail salespersons, Cashiers, and Customer service representatives. On average, full-time employees in the Retail bakeries Industry Group work 43.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $32,403. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22 hours and earn an average annual salary of $11,476.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Retail bakeries Industry Group are Lawrence, Haverhill & Methuen Town Cities PUMA, MA, Belmont, Crotona Park East & East Tremont PUMA, NY, and Tacoma (Port) & Bonney Lake (Northwest) Cities PUMA, WA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Retail bakeries.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Retail bakeries Industry Group. Bakers are the most common position, but the Retail bakeries Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Bakers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Retail bakeries goes to Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

313k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 167k
-6.86%
1 Year Growth
± 8.97%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 313k people employed in the Retail bakeries Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Retail bakeries Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -6.86%, , from 179k people in 2017 to 167k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Retail bakeries by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Bakers represent the largest share of positions held in Retail bakeries at 34.1%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 11.3% and Retail salespersons with 9.53%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Retail bakeries Industry Group, by number of employees, are Bakers, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Retail salespersons, Cashiers, and Customer service representatives.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Retail bakeries employs an unusually high number of Bakers, Food batchmakers, and Machine feeders & offbearers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$24,831
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,489

On average, employees in the Retail bakeries Industry Group make $24,831 per year. This number makes Retail bakeries the 263 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Retail bakeries Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.419
WAGE GINI

Retail bakeries has a wage GINI of 0.419, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Retail bakeries (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Retail bakeries Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Retail bakeries Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Retail bakeries Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Retail bakeries Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $32,032 and $20,705. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

106k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±7.99k
60.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
±6.05k

63.6% of workers in the Retail bakeries Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Retail bakeries Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$32,032
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,925
$20,705
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,554

On average, Male workers in the Retail bakeries Industry Group make 1.55 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Retail bakeries Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Two or More Races
  2. Other
  3. White

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Retail bakeries Industry Group earn 1.52 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Retail bakeries Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Retail bakeries Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Retail bakeries Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Retail bakeries Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Retail bakeries is from Manufacturing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Retail bakeries is from Manufacturing.

The Retail bakeries Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Retail bakeries is from Manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Retail bakeries Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Retail bakeries Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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