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What is the average salary for Baristas in the United States?

Baristas earn an average hourly wage of $9.53. Hourly wages typically start from $7.95 and go up to $12.25. Baristas earn an average salary of $19,820 per year. Salaries typically start from $16,530 and go up to $25,470.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Baristas in the United States earn:

$12.25 an hour $25,470 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Baristas in the United States earn:

$10.18 an hour $21,170 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Baristas in the United States earn:

$9.01 an hour $18,740 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Baristas in the United States earn:

$8.40 an hour $17,480 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Baristas in the United States earn:

$7.95 an hour $16,530 per year

Historical salary for Baristas in the United States

Barista salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Barista Salary in District of Columbia $11.90 $24,750 # 1
Barista Salary in Nevada $11.44 $23,800 # 2
Barista Salary in Hawaii $10.83 $22,520 # 3
Barista Salary in Washington $10.79 $22,430 # 4
Barista Salary in California $10.76 $22,380 # 5
Barista Salary in Vermont $10.76 $22,380 # 6
Barista Salary in North Dakota $10.69 $22,230 # 7
Barista Salary in Alaska $10.68 $22,210 # 8
Barista Salary in Oregon $10.32 $21,460 # 9
Barista Salary in New York $10.31 $21,440 # 10
Barista Salary in Maryland $10.21 $21,240 # 11
Barista Salary in Colorado $10.09 $21,000 # 12
Barista Salary in New Hampshire $9.99 $20,780 # 13
Barista Salary in Arizona $9.92 $20,640 # 14
Barista Salary in Delaware $9.71 $20,210 # 15
Barista Salary in Connecticut $9.67 $20,110 # 16
Barista Salary in Rhode Island $9.61 $19,980 # 17
Barista Salary in Wyoming $9.54 $19,840 # 18
Barista Salary in Massachusetts $9.50 $19,760 # 19
Barista Salary in Illinois $9.46 $19,690 # 20
Barista Salary in New Jersey $9.43 $19,610 # 21
Barista Salary in Utah $9.32 $19,380 # 22
Barista Salary in Ohio $9.28 $19,300 # 23
Barista Salary in Michigan $9.28 $19,290 # 24
Barista Salary in Iowa $9.21 $19,160 # 25
Barista Salary in Florida $9.21 $19,150 # 26
Barista Salary in Montana $9.15 $19,040 # 27
Barista Salary in Missouri $9.11 $18,940 # 28
Barista Salary in Pennsylvania $9.09 $18,900 # 29
Barista Salary in Wisconsin $9.08 $18,880 # 30
Barista Salary in Kansas $9.00 $18,730 # 31
Barista Salary in Virginia $8.98 $18,680 # 32
Barista Salary in South Dakota $8.96 $18,650 # 33
Barista Salary in Minnesota $8.96 $18,640 # 34
Barista Salary in Nebraska $8.91 $18,540 # 35
Barista Salary in Texas $8.84 $18,380 # 36
Barista Salary in Idaho $8.82 $18,350 # 37
Barista Salary in Maine $8.75 $18,210 # 38
Barista Salary in Alabama $8.75 $18,200 # 39
Barista Salary in Indiana $8.74 $18,180 # 40
Barista Salary in Tennessee $8.72 $18,140 # 41
Barista Salary in Georgia $8.70 $18,100 # 42
Barista Salary in North Carolina $8.69 $18,070 # 43
Barista Salary in Kentucky $8.67 $18,030 # 44
Barista Salary in New Mexico $8.64 $17,980 # 45
Barista Salary in South Carolina $8.61 $17,910 # 46
Barista Salary in Mississippi $8.60 $17,880 # 47
Barista Salary in Louisiana $8.57 $17,830 # 48
Barista Salary in Oklahoma $8.49 $17,670 # 49
Barista Salary in Arkansas $8.43 $17,540 # 50
Barista Salary in West Virginia $8.41 $17,490 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics