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Barista salary in United States

How much does a Barista make in the United States?

Average base salary

$14.62
Average $14.62
Low $10.71
High $19.95
Tips
$20.00per day
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a barista is $14.62 per hour in the United States and $20.00 tips per day.39k salaries reported, updated at January 27, 2023

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Top companies for Baristas in United States

  1. Mercurys Coffee Co.
    2.5
    37 reviews57 salaries reported
    $19.48per hour
  2. $17.82per hour
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Highest paying cities for Baristas near United States

  1. Seattle, WA
    $18.88 per hour
    552 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $17.24 per hour
    869 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $16.94 per hour
    383 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $16.51 per hour
    852 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $16.36 per hour
    534 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $15.19 per hour
    471 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $13.49 per hour
    574 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $12.95 per hour
    290 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $11.85 per hour
    408 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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Average $13.48 per hour

Customer Service Representative

121,439 job openings

Average $16.50 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Barista

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