$30,000
Avg. Salary
$12.46
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Barista in Seattle, Washington is $12.46 per hour.

The average pay for a Barista in Seattle, Washington is $30,000 per year.

10%
$9.92
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$12.46
50%
$15.52
90%
90%
MEDIAN $12.46
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$30k
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MEDIAN $30,000
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MEDIAN: $12.46
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Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.92 - $15.52
Hourly Tips $0.46 - $7.80
Overtime $21.37
Annual Data $0$42K
Profit Sharing $2,480
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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$22,428 - $42,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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 Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Barista Job Listings

Key Stats for Barista

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Barista Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 55%