Barista earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Barista salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $28,910
Alaska $28,089
Hawaii $26,871
California $26,198
Oregon $26,020
New York $25,680
Washington $25,460
Massachusetts $25,080
Nevada $24,190
Rhode Island $24,030
Vermont $24,010
Connecticut $23,960
North Dakota $23,850
Colorado $23,330
Florida $23,264
Michigan $22,870
Minnesota $22,350
Illinois $22,324
Maine $22,150
Maryland $22,050
New Hampshire $21,930
Arizona $21,404
Iowa $21,303
Missouri $21,300
Virgin Islands, U.S. $21,280
Ohio $21,150
Kansas $21,033
Georgia $20,781
Idaho $20,712
Virginia $20,700
Pennsylvania $20,690
Nebraska $20,500
South Dakota $20,430
West Virginia $20,370
Utah $20,210
New Jersey $20,170
Montana $20,120
Delaware $19,990
Texas $19,718
Wyoming $19,640
Guam $19,580
North Carolina $19,570
New Mexico $19,370
Indiana $19,311
Tennessee $19,270
Arkansas $19,174
South Carolina $19,150
Alabama $19,093
Wisconsin $18,850
Oklahoma $18,760
Mississippi $18,720
Puerto Rico $18,120
Louisiana $18,110
Kentucky $17,712

How do barista salaries compare to similar careers?

Baristas earn 8% less than similar careers in New Jersey. On average, they make less than hosts and hostesses.

Career Median Salary
Host and hostess salary $24K
Nail technician salary $23K
Food preparation worker salary $23K
Cashier salary $23K
Amusement attendant salary $20K
Barista salary $20K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)