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

The average rate for a Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop is $8.69 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$7.27 - $10.74
(Median)
$7
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.27 - $10.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.66  
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $484.79  
   
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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$15,053 - $23,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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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

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

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Experience Affects Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$18,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 70%