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Costa Coffee barista jobs

How much does Costa Coffee pay baristas per hour?

£7.66–9.43 from 127 baristas at Costa Coffee

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  • Best thing

    Make people happy, and be appreciated

    Worst thing

    Dealing with rude people

    6.4

    Barista maestro, February 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.55 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Staff

    Worst thing

    Customers
    Head office don’t listen to us as employees

    5.8

    Barista, February 2021

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    My team, how supportive head office are

    Worst thing

    People who have children get priority over the rota’s

    8.3

    Employee, January 2021

    • £9.25 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I love customer service and being a barista. Fast paced and social work suits me.

    Worst thing

    General lack of attention and care from head office who set unrealistically high expectations for store employees.

    3.4

    Barista maestro, December 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.14 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Pay, friendly staff and we are kept safe from covid.

    Worst thing

    Difficult customers and costa check

    7.4

    Barista, December 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The perks, pay and hours

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    8.8

    Barista, December 2020

    • £8.92 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Other staff

    Worst thing

    Customers
    Targets
    Company doesn’t care about staff

    4.0

    Barista, December 2020

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people- i get along with my collegues

    Worst thing

    The sress caused by working in fast food

    6.4

    Barista, November 2020

    • £9.02 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good pay for age

    Worst thing

    It’s not well set up for how busy it is

    4.3

    Barista, November 2020

    • £8.92 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    The perks, the pay and the ease of changing shifts if needed

    Worst thing

    The customers being rude at times

    8.6

    Skilled Barista, November 2020

    • £9.21 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Staff, manager and pay

    Worst thing

    Sometimes very stressful and fast paced

    8.3

    Barista Skilled, November 2020

    • £8.92 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Using skills to craft drinks and make them look and taste great for customers
    Free Coffee all day every day

    Worst thing

    Pay
    Hours
    Lack off team support
    Too fast paced

    4.7

    Barista, November 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with and I enjoy doing what I do.

    Worst thing

    The stress I get.

    7.0

    Barista, November 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Good team, mostly nice customers

    Worst thing

    Stress

    5.5

    Barista Maestro, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.75 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Flexible

    Worst thing

    Hard to get extra hours at the moment

    9.0

    Barista, October 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting customer's and rhe people i work with

    Worst thing

    the pressure and the expectations

    4.4

    Barista, September 2020

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    making coffees, talking to customers.

    Worst thing

    management, pay, hours.

    2.5

    Barista maestro, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £8.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Free drinks on shift

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication

    4.0

    Barista, July 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Have a friendly team

    Worst thing

    Bad pay

    4.9

    Barista, June 2020

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The pay the hours the team

    9.0

    Barista, June 2020

    • £8.92 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Pay, poor staffing - difficult to cover for sickness

    6.5

    Barista, March 2020

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work directly with

    Worst thing

    Tight labour budget, overstretched, stressful to meet targets, head office unrealistic

    4.2

    Barista, February 2020

    • £8.41 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Making people’s day

    Worst thing

    Customers being rude

    7.2

    Barista, February 2020

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Making coffee

    Worst thing

    Cleaning the toilets

    8.7

    Barista, December 2019

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting new people

    Worst thing

    4am starts(exclusive to airports)

    7.6

    Barista, December 2019

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    I get to teach news skills to the new staff

    Worst thing

    Not been recognized and not bee able to improve to an assistant manager and your manager not supporting you

    4.2

    Barista maestro, October 2019

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    making latte art

    Worst thing

    team work

    2.5

    Barista team leader, October 2019

    • Manages people
    • £10.50 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Making people smile.

    Worst thing

    Horrible customers.

    4.6

    Barista, October 2019

    • £6.25 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    Free coffee

    Worst thing

    Lack of training and pay

    1.0

    Barista, October 2019

    • £6.10 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Meeting new people

    Worst thing

    Busy queues

    7.8

    Barista, October 2019

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    The customers are so lovely!

    Worst thing

    When there’s a major problem it’s hard to actually get it resolved

    5.5

    Barista, October 2019

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    My customers are really friendly

    Worst thing

    The manager is too rude

    6.1

    Barista maestro, October 2019

    • £10.06 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    The lack of security

    4.8

    Barista, October 2019

    • £8.41 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Some people I work with

    Worst thing

    Managers are bullies

    2.7

    Barista, October 2019

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Making drinks

    Worst thing

    Dealing with mess

    1.8

    Barista, October 2019

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Making coffee

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff at busy times

    6.8

    Barista, October 2019

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    Not enough pay for what i do

    5.5

    Barista, October 2019

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Free coffee, people I work with

    Worst thing

    Rude customers, bad stocking, stress

    4.6

    Barista maestro, September 2019

    • £8.84 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Early starts and late finishes

    7.6

    Barista maestro, September 2019

    • £9.06 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Worst thing

    The manager can be unreasonable and often team can be unhelpful

    2.9

    Barista maestro, September 2019

    • £8.86 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    Pay, stress, worry over hours, bad management

    1.7

    Barista, September 2019

    • £5.90 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    People you work with

    Worst thing

    Pressures from upper management

    5.5

    Barista maestro, September 2019

    • £7.38 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Serving some lovely customers and regulars

    Worst thing

    Feeling unhappy all the time, i feel the odd one out; how im spoken to can be upsetting.

    5.0

    Barista, September 2019

    • £7.20 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    The team I work with

    Worst thing

    Long shifts

    6.5

    Barista, September 2019

    • £8.41 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    the nice people you meet

    Worst thing

    they way you are treated like a robot and made to feel but customer/staff

    4.5

    Barista maestro, September 2019

    • £9.05 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    I love being a barista

    Worst thing

    The management

    1.0

    Barista, September 2019

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Worst thing

    The constant stress, under staffed and too asked to do too much with too little time

    3.4

    Barista, September 2019

    • £8.41 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    The friendly regular customers

    Worst thing

    Having to work long shifts due to constant staffing issues

    4.0

    Barista, September 2019

    • £7.03 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    The free drinks!

    Worst thing

    The heat. It gets so hot we’re all sweating 24/7 and it ruins my skin and makes working uncomfortable

    5.5

    Barista, September 2019

    • £7.50 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Workmates

    Worst thing

    Very busy and low pay

    4.0

    Barista, September 2019

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

Current Costa Coffee barista jobs

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Costa Coffee ranks joint 3rd to work for in barista employers

  1. 2 Marks & Spencer
    6.3
  2. 3= Costa Coffee
    5.7
  3. 3= Starbucks
    5.7