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The job of a baker includes baking breads and other goods such as pastries, muffins,
pies and cookies. Often making around $24,170 annually, (according to the BLS
Occupational Employment Statistics survey), bakers might work in a store, bakery or
restaurant. They learn their abilities either on-the- job, at a culinary arts school, or at an
apprenticeship program. They need to know how to follow a recipe to make enjoyable
Bakers need to have decent communication skills. They must understand what a
customer wants and be able to make goods from the requests they receive. They also
must be able to follow recipes, whether the recipes are written down or given orally.
In the baking environment, there are many chances to get injured. Therefore, they often
wear aprons, to protect their bodies; oven mitts, to protect their hands; and back
supporters to reduce straining of the back.