The average rate for a Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop is $9.28 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$14,497 - $34,610
$14K
$25K
$35K
MEDIAN: $24,960
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$7.46 - $12.21
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$14,497 - $34,610  
   
Bonus
$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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$15,602 - $27,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.46 - $12.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.81  
Overtime
$16.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$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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$15,602 - $27,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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Job Description for Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop

A counter attendant at a cafeteria, food concession, or coffee shop typically performs a number of roles. Most of these establishments require these employees to not only work as servers for those seated at the counter, but perform a number of food and beverage preparation roles as well.

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Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop Tasks

  • Receive customer orders and note special requests for the kitchen.
  • May assist with kitchen prep.
  • Deliver orders to kitchen and/or customer.
  • Perform financial transactions.

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Key Stats for Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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