Coffee Roaster Salary

For Coffee Roasters, hourly average wages total $14.31 per hour. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more male Coffee Roasters survey respondents than women, making up 86 percent. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. More than two-fifths enjoy medical while slightly less than a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around a sixth. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,539 - $50,389
(Median)
$25K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,113
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$10.06 - $19.32
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,539 - $50,389  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$21,480 - $46,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $19.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.33  
Overtime
$15.51 - $35.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$21,480 - $46,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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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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.

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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.

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Experience Affects Coffee Roaster Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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