£6.98
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Barista is £6.85 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

£7,273 - £18,477
£7K
£15K
£18K
MEDIAN: £14,536
10%
50%
90%
£5.19 - £8.29
£5
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £6.98
10%
50%
90%
£0£18K
Salary £7,273 - £18,477
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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£10,680 - £17,850
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data £0£10
Hourly Rate £5.19 - £8.29
Hourly Tips £0.00 - £1.02
Overtime £3.85 - £10.34
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).
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£10,680 - £17,850
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 463

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$31K

$19,974

$22,306

$18,928

Peet's Coffee
27 profiles
$22,970

Dunkin' Donuts
25 profiles
$19,031

$16,972

$19,894

$21,216

Safeway, Inc.
16 profiles
$22,450

$20,435

Barista Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £14,710

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

Barista Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Barista?

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
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Barista Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
₤15,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%