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Average Barista Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$20.08
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AU$295
Bonus
AU$280
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The average hourly pay for a Barista in Australia is AU$20.08.
10%
A$14.52
MEDIAN
A$20.08
90%
A$24.99
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Hourly Rate
AU$15 - AU$25
Bonus
AU$19 - AU$4,402
Profit Sharing
AU$147 - AU$509
Total Pay
AU$30,310 - AU$52,416
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What Do Baristas Do?

Barista Tasks
  • Greet customers, take orders, accept payment, and answer questions.
  • Sample products and develop expertise to educate customers.
  • Clean and stock customer and kitchen areas.
  • Prepare drink and food orders according to organizational standards.

Job Satisfaction for Barista

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Popular Employer Salaries for Barista

The top respondents for the job title Barista are from the companies Gloria Jean's, The Coffee Club and McDonalds Australia. Reported salaries are highest at Cafe, Inc. where the average pay is AU$19.93. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Coffee Club and Starbucks Corporation, earning around AU$19.29 and AU$18.84, respectively. Gloria Jean's pays the lowest at around AU$15.59. McDonalds Australia and Muzz Buzz also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$16.81 and AU$17.03, respectively.

Career Paths

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Baristas?

An entry-level Barista with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$17.37 based on 133 salaries. An early career Barista with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$19.66 based on 1,475 salaries. A mid-career Barista with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.23 based on 531 salaries. An experienced Barista with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.63 based on 264 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Barista in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 5.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.6% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,456 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
60.1%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
10.7%
Late Career
2.2%