Coffee Roaster Salary

Coffee Roasters in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.07 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over one in five collect dental insurance. Coffee Roasters who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,787 - $51,244
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$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,176
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$9.95 - $19.14
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MEDIAN: $14.07
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$0$51K
Salary $24,787 - $51,244
Bonus $0.00 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $2,000
Commission $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,451 - $46,836
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $9.95 - $19.14
Hourly Tips $2.33
Overtime $14.39 - $31.80
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,932
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,451 - $46,836
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 126

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Job Description for Coffee Roaster

Coffee roasters prepare green, raw coffee beans for resale and use. Because many larger coffee brands grind and prepare their coffee beans using automated machines, most individuals who work as coffee roasters can be found in boutique coffee houses. There are also dedicated roasting operations that create unique blends for sale to restaurants and other clientele.

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Coffee Roaster Tasks

  • Operate machinery to roast and bag coffee for distribution.
  • Maintain roast profiles by examining products during and after processing, taking samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and cleaning of machinery.
  • Record production data, such as roasting dates, times, and amounts, in daily log sheets.

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Q: What is it like working as a Coffee Roaster?

Coffee Roaster in Spokane:
"Great Job."
Pros: I like my job because I'm always learning something new. If coffee can get you excited then you will never be bored at work. The business I work for is full of incredible people who love to work together.
Cons: Long hours and it is difficult to take time off.

Coffee Roaster in Salt Lake City:
Take in all of the knowledge that you can. Coffee is a beautiful item, not many people have the chance to surround their lives in green and roasted coffee beans.

Key Stats for Coffee Roaster

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Coffee Roaster Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 61%
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