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Barista salary in the United States

Average salary
$21,500/yr
Based on 24,785 income tax records
$15,500
$37,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$15,500
$37,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Barista in the United States is $21,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 24,785 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as baristas. Barista salaries in the United States can vary between $15,500 to $37,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Barista salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
695 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$20K – $30K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
271 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$20K – $31K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
1,602 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$20K – $30K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
346 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$19K – $28K
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New York Metro Area, NY
1,270 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
131 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $27K
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Bremerton Metro Area, WA
127 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $27K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
444 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $28K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
142 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$18K – $28K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
394 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$19K – $28K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
1,618 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$19K – $27K
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Vallejo Metro Area, CA
74 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$18K – $26K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
557 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $26K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
60 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $25K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
432 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $26K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
223 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$19K – $26K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
557 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$18K – $25K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
312 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$18K – $26K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
117 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$19K – $26K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
748 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$18K – $26K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
334 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$18K – $27K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
939 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$18K – $27K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
186 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $25K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
130 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $25K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
120 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $26K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
173 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $25K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
108 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$17K – $25K
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Eugene Metro Area, OR
102 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $24K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
217 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $24K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
401 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $25K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
108 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $25K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
478 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $25K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
155 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $24K
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Olympia Metro Area, WA
120 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $27K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
112 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $24K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
455 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $24K
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Fresno Metro Area, CA
123 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$17K – $24K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
111 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $24K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
131 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $23K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
120 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$17K – $23K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
125 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $23K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
119 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $24K
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Salem Metro Area, OR
101 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $25K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
226 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $24K
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Boise City Metro Area, ID
118 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$17K – $23K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
271 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$17K – $24K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
161 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$18K – $24K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
160 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$18K – $22K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
328 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$17K – $23K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
160 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$17K – $23K

Barista salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Compass Group, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$38K – $41K
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Philz Coffee, San Francisco County, CA
10 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$30K – $39K
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HMS Host, King County, WA
10 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$34K – $38K
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Caesars Entertainment, Clark County, NV
19 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$30K – $36K
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Siren Retail, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$31K – $35K
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Kroger, King County, WA
23 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$24K – $32K
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Starbucks, Richmond County, NY
13 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $31K
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Heyden Empire, Benton County, WA
10 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$25K – $28K
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Dutch Bros Coffee, Deschutes County, OR
10 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$21K – $31K
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Gravity Coffee Company, Pierce County, WA
11 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$24K – $30K
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Safeway, Maricopa County, AZ
11 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$23K – $27K
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Blue Bottle Coffee, Los Angeles County, CA
12 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$24K – $27K
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Colectivo Coffee Roaster, Milwaukee County, WI
14 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$21K – $27K
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Jackson County Db, Jackson County, OR
21 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$20K – $26K
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Ralphs, Los Angeles County, CA
12 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$20K – $27K
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Stromer Db, Clark County, WA
16 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $28K
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Peet's Coffee, Alameda County, CA
14 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$18K – $27K
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Gtg Ventures 2 Dutch Bros Sp, Spokane County, WA
18 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $26K
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Thompson Mccarthy Coffee, Maricopa County, AZ
51 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $29K
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83Rd Thunderbird Db, Maricopa County, AZ
24 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$20K – $23K
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International Coffee Tea, Los Angeles County, CA
36 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$19K – $25K
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Keystone Paying Agent, Orange County, FL
13 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$19K – $22K
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Teamwork Human Resources, Sacramento County, CA
23 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $22K
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The Woods Coffee, Whatcom County, WA
10 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$20K – $21K
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Caribou Coffee Operating Company, Hennepin County, MN
18 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$18K – $22K
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Target, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$18K – $21K
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Stewart Sons Enterprises, Lane County, OR
10 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$18K – $20K
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Wight Operations, Ada County, ID
11 income tax records
$18,500/yr
$16K – $20K
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Db Coffee Fresno, Fresno County, CA
10 income tax records
$18,000/yr
$17K – $19K

Barista demographics in the United States

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90% are single
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10% are married
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11% have kids
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8% own a home

Barista salaries by age

$0
$5,750
$11,500
$17,250
$23,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Baristas in the United States

24,785 full-time salaries from 2019
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