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 about the same as related careers in Oregon. On average, they make less than nail technicians but more than lifeguards.

Career Median Salary
Nail technician salary $26K
Bartender salary $27K
Food preparation worker salary $27K
Florist salary $26K
Housekeeper salary $25K
Barista salary $26K
Cashier salary $24K
Amusement attendant salary $24K
Host and hostess salary $24K
Lifeguard salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)