£14,386
Avg. Salary
£7.03
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Barista is £7.03 per hour.

The average pay for a Barista is £14,386 per year.

$5
10%
$7
50%
$8
90%
MEDIAN $7
$7k
10%
$14k
50%
$18k
90%
MEDIAN $14,386
£7,248 - £18,464
£7K
£14K
£18K
MEDIAN: £14,386
10%
50%
90%
£5.21 - £8.36
£5
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.03
10%
50%
90%
£0£18K
Salary £7,248 - £18,464
Bonus £0.00 - £1,030
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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£10,705 - £17,982
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data £0£10
Hourly Rate £5.21 - £8.36
Hourly Tips £0.00 - £1.03
Overtime £4.09 - £10.38
Annual Data £0£17K
Bonus £0.00 - £1,030
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).
)
£10,705 - £17,982
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 474

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 Pay By Employer

$0$32K

$20,163

$22,419

$18,999

Peet's Coffee
28 profiles
$22,816

Dunkin' Donuts
27 profiles
$19,031

$16,972

$19,894

Safeway, Inc.
19 profiles
$23,598

$21,106

$20,435

Barista Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

3%

National Average: £14,791

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

Barista Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Barista?

Barista in Belfast:
"Handy, walkability, cost of living."
Pros: Refer to above.
Cons: Far from home.

Barista in Guildford:
"Costa."
Pros: People. The team.
Cons: The management.

Barista in London:
"Great working culture, teamwork, good flexibility."
Pros: I love the rewarding experiencing waitressing and making coffee leads to.
Cons: Rude customers are the worst part of working in hospitality.

Barista in Birmingham:
"Hard work and always under staffed"
Pros: I enjoy making the customers happy when they get their order quickly and promptly.
Cons: Management is poor. They do not listen to staff issues and there is a lot that could be improved.

Key Stats for Barista

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Barista Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
₤15,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%