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Barista Salary

$24,306 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$316

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Barista is $24,306 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Barista is between $19,410 and $28,090. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Barista. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Prepares and serves coffee and espresso-based coffee drinks at a coffee bar.
  • Welcomes and connects with customers, and serves them quickly and efficiently.
  • Takes orders and payments, and prepares ordered beverages.
Barista Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Preparation Workers

Job family population: 814,600

Estimated population of Barista jobs: 54,383

Rate of error: 1.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$28,177
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Barista Job Listings for United States

Full Time Barista Starbucks - Arizona State University - Tempe Campus
Dec 2
Tempe, AZ, USA
Aramark
Barista - ASU-Specialty Coffee- Starbucks Worker Type : Hourly and Seasonal Services: Food Category: Food Services Work Type: Fulltime-Regular Line of Business: Food - Higher Education About Aramark ...
Barista
Dec 1
South Lake Tahoe, United States
Vail Resorts
The barista is responsible for preparing coffee and espresso drinks for our guests along with other food and beverage offerings. The barista also enters items in the POS and handles cash/credit ...
Andytown Coffee Roasters is Hiring a Lead Barista
Dec 5
San Francisco, United States
Andytown Coffee Roasters
We have an opening for a Lead Barista to work with our wonderful team at 3629 Taraval St. This cafe features a full espresso bar with a Kees Van Der Wes Spirit machine as well as a simple pour-over ...
Barista
Dec 3
San Mateo, CA, USA
Philz Coffee
Our barista team delivers that human connection to our customers, creating experiences that better people's days--one cup at a time. You'll be active all day with many responsibilities, including ...
Barista
Nov 27
Houston, USA
Luce Avenue Coffee Roasters
Barista We are looking for a barista who has passion and dedication in coffee for their career. Not just making a simple cup of coffee but with professionalism, we would like to hire who can be one ...

The average pay for a Barista is $24,306 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Barista is between $19,410 and $28,090. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Barista. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Full Time Barista Starbucks - Arizona State University - Tempe Campus
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Aramark
Barista - ASU-Specialty Coffee- Starbucks Worker Type : Hourly and Seasonal Services: Food Category: Food Services Work Type: Fulltime-Regular Line of Business: Food - Higher Education About Aramark ...
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Dec 1
South Lake Tahoe, United States
Vail Resorts
The barista is responsible for preparing coffee and espresso drinks for our guests along with other food and beverage offerings. The barista also enters items in the POS and handles cash/credit ...
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