The average pay for a Barista is AU$19.40 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$26,942 - AU$52,113
AU$27K
AU$43K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$42,778
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50%
90%
AU$13.69 - AU$23.71
AU$14
AU$19
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.40
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$52K
Salary AU$26,942 - AU$52,113
Bonus AU$1,200
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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AU$28,575 - AU$49,973
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$13.69 - AU$23.71
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.07
Overtime AU$5.25 - AU$33.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$49K
Bonus AU$1,200
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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AU$28,575 - AU$49,973
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,203

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Pay by Experience Level for Barista

Pay by Experience for a Barista has a positive trend. An entry-level Barista with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$39,000 based on 983 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Barista with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 359 salaries. An experienced Barista which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 159 salaries. A Barista with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$40,689

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Barista Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Barista?

Barista in Melbourne:
"Barista."
Pros: Receiving positive feedback from customers.
Cons: The pay, the hours of shifts and the lack of communication between staff.

Barista in Melbourne:
Pros: Other employees are nice, I get allot of work.
Cons: High stress, low pay, long hours,

Barista in Perth:
"The works good."
Pros: Making the coffees.
Cons: The managers and the way they treat their employees. Late pays. Late shift notice. Managers attitude towards their employees.

Barista in Caloundra:
"Make coffees for our customers."
Pros: I like the atmosphere the most, and the comfortable staff memebers.
Cons: I do not get paid for my qualifications.

Barista in Melbourne:
"Stressful."
Pros: Interaction with different people.
Cons: High stress at times.

Key Stats for Barista

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Barista Salaries

▲17%

▲12%

▲9%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%