How much does a Barista make in the United States?

Average Barista Yearly Salary in the United States

Baristas earn an average yearly salary of $22,395. Salaries typically start from $16,021 and go up to $29,101.

Average Barista Hourly Wage in the United States

Baristas earn an average hourly wage of $10.77. Hourly wages typically start from $7.70 and go up to $13.99.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

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

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Employment Type Mix

34%
Full-Time
66%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Barista demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
3366
RATINGS
Baristas average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Baristas in the 9th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Barista satisfaction

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Barista Earnings by Seniority

Top End Barista Earnings

The highest earning Baristas in the United States earn:

$13.99
an hour
$29,100.9
per year
Senior Barista Earnings

Senior Baristas in the United States earn:

$12.95
an hour
$26,932.9
per year
Experienced Barista Earnings

Experienced Baristas in the United States earn:

$10.09
an hour
$20,982.3
per year
Junior Barista Earnings

Junior Baristas in the United States earn:

$9.00
an hour
$18,715.5
per year
Starting Barista Earnings

Starting Baristas in the United States earn:

$7.70
an hour
$16,021.2
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Barista Salary Comparison

Baristas earn more than 8% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Seamstress Salary $23k
Library Assistant Salary $22k
Stock Clerk Salary $22k
Barista Salary $22k
Cake Designer Salary $22k
Retail Salesperson Salary $22k
Amusement Attendant Salary $21k
Janitor Salary $21k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Barista salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Barista Salary in District of Columbia $13.50 $28,090 # 1
Barista Salary in Washington $12.33 $25,647.4 # 2
Barista Salary in Alaska $12.00 $24,950 # 3
Barista Salary in Massachusetts $11.98 $24,914.9 # 4
Barista Salary in North Dakota $11.50 $23,920 # 5
Barista Salary in Oregon $11.46 $23,833.5 # 6
Barista Salary in New York $11.37 $23,657.8 # 7
Barista Salary in Nevada $11.35 $23,605.6 # 8
Barista Salary in California $11.34 $23,579.0 # 9
Barista Salary in Hawaii $11.33 $23,570 # 10
Barista Salary in Vermont $10.99 $22,850 # 11
Barista Salary in Maryland $10.91 $22,690 # 12
Barista Salary in United States $10.77 $22,395.3 # 13
Barista Salary in Arizona $10.60 $22,039.9 # 14
Barista Salary in Connecticut $10.59 $22,020 # 15
Barista Salary in Illinois $10.56 $21,966.0 # 16
Barista Salary in Virginia $10.56 $21,958.2 # 17
Barista Salary in Pennsylvania $10.48 $21,790.5 # 18
Barista Salary in Minnesota $10.46 $21,754.8 # 19
Barista Salary in Rhode Island $10.44 $21,710 # 20
Barista Salary in New Hampshire $10.43 $21,700 # 21
Barista Salary in Texas $10.43 $21,689.9 # 22
Barista Salary in Colorado $10.41 $21,644.6 # 23
Barista Salary in Florida $10.13 $21,064.0 # 24
Barista Salary in Virgin Islands $10.08 $20,960 # 25
Barista Salary in South Dakota $10.04 $20,880 # 26
Barista Salary in Utah $10.01 $20,830 # 27
Barista Salary in Delaware $9.99 $20,780 # 28
Barista Salary in Ohio $9.95 $20,686.6 # 29
Barista Salary in Wisconsin $9.89 $20,574.5 # 30
Barista Salary in Nebraska $9.87 $20,520 # 31
Barista Salary in Georgia $9.86 $20,517.2 # 32
Barista Salary in Tennessee $9.85 $20,494.5 # 33
Barista Salary in Wyoming $9.85 $20,480 # 34
Barista Salary in New Jersey $9.84 $20,460 # 35
Barista Salary in Michigan $9.83 $20,446.3 # 36
Barista Salary in Montana $9.64 $20,050 # 37
Barista Salary in North Carolina $9.61 $19,987.9 # 38
Barista Salary in Iowa $9.57 $19,900 # 39
Barista Salary in Arkansas $9.50 $19,750 # 40
Barista Salary in Missouri $9.48 $19,720 # 41
Barista Salary in West Virginia $9.47 $19,690 # 42
Barista Salary in Maine $9.34 $19,420 # 43
Barista Salary in Idaho $9.31 $19,370 # 44
Barista Salary in Indiana $9.31 $19,356.4 # 45
Barista Salary in Oklahoma $9.30 $19,350 # 46
Barista Salary in Louisiana $9.22 $19,180 # 47
Barista Salary in Kansas $9.16 $19,050 # 48
Barista Salary in Mississippi $9.15 $19,030 # 49
Barista Salary in New Mexico $9.11 $18,940 # 50
Barista Salary in Kentucky $9.09 $18,910 # 51
Barista Salary in Alabama $9.05 $18,830 # 52
Barista Salary in Guam $8.99 $18,700 # 53
Barista Salary in South Carolina $8.91 $18,530 # 54
Barista Salary in Puerto Rico $8.44 $17,560 # 55