Barista Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$25,000
$18,000
$25,000
$34,000
Baristas in the United States make an average salary of $25,207 per year or $12.12 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $18,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $34,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut provide the highest Barista salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Reno, NV
$41,157
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Map of Barista Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Baristas earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Barista Salary By Location

While a Barista can average a salary of $25,207 per year, or $12.12 per hour, there are many opportunities for Baristas to make more. For example, in Richmond, CA you might make $43,779 per year. Other high-paying locations include Reno, NV, Anchorage, AK and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Richmond, CA where the average starting salary is $24,000. The highest paying states for Baristas include Alaska, New Jersey and New York. Meanwhile, Wyoming, Tennessee, and Florida offer the lowest salaries.

Average Barista Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Aurora Medical Group and The Blackstone Group as they offer the highest salaries for Baristas.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Barista Salary History

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Barista Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Barista can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Barista Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Busch's, Inc.
Busch's, Inc.
Barista
Barista
Barista
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$25,566
$25,566
06/25/2020
Erewhon Market
Erewhon Market
Barista-Coffee and Smoothies + Benefits)
Barista-Coffee and Smoothies + Benefits)
Barista-Coffee and Smoothies + Benefits)
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$29,740
$29,740
06/24/2020
Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Barista
Barista
Barista
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$24,105
$24,105
06/24/2020
Sodexo
Sodexo
Barista II
Barista II
Barista II
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
06/22/2020
06/22/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/22/2020
Starbucks Barista-Fall 2020
Starbucks Barista-Fall 2020
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$20,870
$20,870
06/17/2020
Continental Automotive Group
Continental Automotive Group
First Texas Honda Barista-Coffee Extraordinaire (2203)
First Texas Honda Barista-Coffee Extraordinaire (2203)
First Texas Honda Barista-Coffee Extraordinaire (2203)
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$29,218
$29,218
06/17/2020
Barista
Barista
06/16/2020
06/16/2020
$37,566
$37,566
06/16/2020
Sodexo
Sodexo
Barista I Starbucks @ Creighton University
Barista I Starbucks @ Creighton University
Barista I Starbucks @ Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Omaha, NE
06/09/2020
06/09/2020
$20,870
$20,870
06/09/2020
Busch's
Busch's
Barista
Barista
Barista
06/07/2020
06/07/2020
$28,175
$28,175
06/07/2020
Barista
Barista
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
06/03/2020
06/03/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/03/2020