How much does a Barista make in the United States? The average Barista salary in the United States is $23,902 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $21,832 and $26,249. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Barista greets customers, identifies their needs, and answers questions about menu items. Prepares and serves hot and cold beverages such as coffee, espresso, cappuccino, tea, chai, and similar beverages. Being a Barista may prepare and serve limited food items. Records sales, operates a cash register, and follows cash handling policies as required. Additionally, Barista may assist with store set-up, clean-up, and stocking of merchandise. May require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Barista works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Barista do?
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A trained barista should know precisely how much hot water should be forced through the mesh and for how long.
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Baristas have a variety of duties to include preparation of drinks and customer service.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Barista in the United States. The base salary for Barista ranges from $21,832 to $26,249 with the average base salary of $23,902. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $22,115 to $26,734 with the average total cash compensation of $24,224.