Avg. Salary
$12.15
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Barista in Tacoma, Washington is $12.15 per hour.

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

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$9.63
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$12.87
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MEDIAN $12.15
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MEDIAN: $12.15
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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 Tacoma, Washington

Pierce County, Washington
207,950
Male:
100,914 (48.5%)
Female:
107,036 (51.5%)
Tacoma (/təˈkoʊmə/, US dict: tə·kō′·mə) is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Seattle, 31 miles (50 km) northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to the 2010 census. Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma also serves as the center of business activity for the South Sound region, which has a population of around 1 million people. Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Takhoma or Tahoma. It is locally known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 19th century. The decision of the railroad was influenced...
Tacoma:
$52,437
Washington:
$64,129
$987
Tacoma:
$218,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.9%

Barista Job Listings

Key Stats for Barista

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: