Avg. Salary
$9.62
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Barista in Olympia, Washington is $9.62 per hour.

The average pay for a Barista in Olympia, Washington is {{pay}} per year.

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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 Olympia, Washington

Thurston County, Washington
47,847
Male:
22,874 (47.8%)
Female:
24,973 (52.2%)
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The population was documented as 46,478 in the 2010 census. The city borders Lacey to the east and Tumwater to the south. Olympia is a major cultural center of the Puget Sound region. Olympia is located 60 miles (100 km) southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington, and falls within the borders of the Seattle CSA. The site of Olympia has been home to Lushootseed-speaking peoples for thousands of years, including Squaxin, Nisqually, Puyallup, Chehalis, Suquamish, and Duwamish. The first recorded visit by Europeans was in 1792 when Peter Puget and a crew from the British Vancouver Expedition charted the site. In 1846, Edmund Sylvester and Levi Smith jointly claimed the land that now comprises downtown Olympia. In 1851, the U.S. Congress established the Customs...
Olympia:
$52,834
Washington:
$60,294
$926
Olympia:
$240,800
Washington:
$257,200
5.9%

Barista Job Listings

Key Stats for Barista

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
86%
5-9 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
86%
5-9 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 60%