Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop Salary (Australia)

A Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop earns an average wage of AU$16.63 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

AU$18,313 - AU$43,727
AU$30K
MEDIAN: AU$29,971
50%
AU$10.75 - AU$21.49
AU$11
AU$17
AU$21
MEDIAN: AU$16.63
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$44K
Salary AU$29,971
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$22,110 - AU$44,867
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$10.75 - AU$21.49
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.50
Overtime AU$21.99
Annual Data AU$0AU$44K
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$22,110 - AU$44,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 331

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.

Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop

Pay by Experience for a Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop has a positive trend. An entry-level Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$33,000 based on 285 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$39,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$40,000 based on 26 salaries. A Counter Attendant, Cafeteria, Food Concession, or Coffee Shop with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$34,539

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

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

▲17%

▲17%

▲14%

National Average
AU$35,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%