$18,000
Avg. Salary
$11.23
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Barista in Los Angeles, California is $11.23 per hour.

The average pay for a Barista in Los Angeles, California is $18,000 per year.

10%
$9.71
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$11.23
50%
$13.99
90%
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MEDIAN $11.23
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$18k
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MEDIAN $18,000
$9.71 - $13.99
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MEDIAN: $11.23
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Hourly Data $0$16
Hourly Rate $9.71 - $13.99
Hourly Tips $0.05 - $6.31
Overtime $16.94
Annual Data $0$31K
Bonus $350
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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$20,984 - $31,493
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Barista Job Listings

Key Stats for Barista

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
4%

Experience Affects Barista Salaries

National Average
$25,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 48%