The average hourly pay for a Barista in South Africa is R20.36.
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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 pro…Read more
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Barista
An entry-level Barista with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R19.73 based on 9 salaries. An early career Barista with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R20.43 based on 129 salaries. A mid-career Barista with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R20.43 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Barista with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R25.00 based on 8 salaries.
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