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Barista salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$21,500/yr
Average per year
$21,500
Average per year
$21,500
$15,500
Total salary range**
$37,500
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Based on 17,010 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Baristas make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Barista in the United States is $21,500 per year. This is based on data from 17,010 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Barista in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$21,500
Average per year
$21,500
$15,500
Total salary range**
$37,500
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Based on 17,010 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Caesars Entertainment, Clark County, NV
13 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$31K – $36K
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HMS Host, Clark County, NV
12 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$29K – $33K
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Kroger, King County, WA
17 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $33K
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Starbucks, San Mateo County, CA
10 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$19K – $28K
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Colectivo Coffee Roaster, Milwaukee County, WI
10 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$22K – $27K
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Jackson County Db, Jackson County, OR
19 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$21K – $26K
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Safeway, King County, WA
12 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$21K – $30K
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Stromer Db, Clark County, WA
11 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$22K – $28K
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Thompson Mccarthy Coffee, Maricopa County, AZ
35 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $29K
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Peet's Coffee, Alameda County, CA
12 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $26K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
476 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
190 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$20K – $31K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
1,103 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$20K – $30K
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New York Metro Area, NY
891 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$20K – $30K
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Bremerton Metro Area, WA
84 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$20K – $28K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
245 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$19K – $28K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
296 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $28K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
82 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $27K
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Anchorage Metro Area, AK
57 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$19K – $28K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
288 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$19K – $28K

Barista demographics

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91% are single
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9% are married
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10% have kids
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5% 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

17,010 full-time salaries from 2019

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$22,000/yr
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158 income tax records
$23,000/yr
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24,736 income tax records
$43,500/yr
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Pizza Maker
655 income tax records
$21,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.