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Barista salary in United States

How much does a Barista make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $14.83
Low $10.85
High $20.26
$20.00per day
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a barista is $14.83 per hour in the United States and $20.00 tips per day.55.9k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Top companies for Baristas in United States

  1. Safeway
    14,767 reviews523 salaries reported
    $16.79per hour
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Highest paying cities for Baristas near United States

  1. Seattle, WA
    $18.69 per hour
    876 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $17.22 per hour
    1.2k salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $16.66 per hour
    793 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $16.43 per hour
    1.2k salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $16.37 per hour
    762 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $15.27 per hour
    379 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $14.53 per hour
    624 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $13.28 per hour
    503 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $12.46 per hour
    683 salaries reported
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Where can a Barista earn more?

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Most common benefits for Baristas

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Adoption assistance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Food provided
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Store discount
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 36,601 ratings

24% of Baristas in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Common questions about salaries for a Barista

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