The average rate for a Barista in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$18.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. 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$29,890 - AU$50,033
AU$30K
AU$40K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$40,461
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50%
90%
AU$12.63 - AU$22.78
AU$13
AU$19
AU$23
MEDIAN: AU$18.99
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$50K
Salary AU$29,890 - AU$50,033
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$26,754 - AU$47,672
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$12.63 - AU$22.78
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.60
Overtime AU$21.93
Annual Data AU$0AU$47K
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$26,754 - AU$47,672
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 196

Job Description for Barista

Simply put, a barista is a man or woman who works in a coffee house or coffee shop. They're the person who takes customers’ orders, helps prepare coffee and related drinks, and serves them. Working as a barista requires customer service skills. Often, baristas will work in dedicated coffee houses and cafes. The barista must be well-versed in the different coffee offerings at the location he or she is employed in. This can include different types of coffee beans, as well as different roasting procedures. A good barista is expected to be able to describe the flavor profiles of these varieties to customers in a way that helps the patron to decide upon a coffee to purchase.

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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.

Barista Job Listings

Key Stats for Barista

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Barista Salaries

▲9%

▲6%

National Average
AU$40,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 98%