Average Barista Hourly Pay in Canada

C$11.75
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$200
Bonus
C$3,000
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The average hourly pay for a Barista in Canada is C$11.75.
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C$10.50
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C$11.75
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C$14.24
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MEDIAN C$11.75
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Hourly Rate
C$11 - C$14
Bonus
C$49 - C$600
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$3,000
Total Pay
C$22,254 - C$31,349

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Job Description for Barista

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Barista

The top respondents for the job title Barista are from the companies Starbucks Corporation, Tim Hortons Inc and Second Cup. Reported salaries are highest at Starbucks Corporation where the average pay is C$11.51. Second Cup pays the lowest at around C$11.01.

Career Paths

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Barista
Administrative Assistant
Legal Assistant
Receptionist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Barista

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 C$11.43 based on 58 salaries. An early career Barista with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$11.67 based on 291 salaries. A mid-career Barista with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$12.74 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Barista with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$13.05 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Barista in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (5.5% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (6.4% less), Victoria, British Columbia (4.0% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 415 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.0%
Early Career
70.1%
Mid Career
13.5%
Experienced
2.4%