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How much do baristas in London get paid?

Baristas in London earn

£8.46–10.66 per hour

Based on 78 employee reviews

Barista salaries can range between £8.46–10.66 per hour in the London area. This data is based on survey results from 78 employees who live in an around London.

What do top employers pay baristas?

Recent barista vacancies in London

  1. Barista at Sodexo posted 7 days ago
  2. Barista at Sodexo posted 2 days ago
  3. Barista at Hilton posted 6 days ago
  4. Head Barista at BaxterStorey posted 2 days ago
  5. Barista / Food Service Assistant at Sodexo posted 2 days ago
  6. Barista / Food Service Assistant at Sodexo posted 2 days ago
See all barista vacancies in the London area

What contracts are people on?

9% report having zero hours contracts
9% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
71% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
11% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 76 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 99% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 78 employees

What do baristas employees do?

Baristas have the job of making and serving coffee and hot drinks to customers.

Other names for baristas are:

  • Barista maestros
  • Team members
  • Skilled baristas
  • Master baristas

This type of job might include:

  • Taking orders and payments from customers
  • Preparing coffee, tea, hot chocolate and specialist cold drinks
  • Grinding coffee beans
  • Using coffee machines
  • Heating up hot food
  • Serving sandwiches, cakes and sweet treats
  • Cleaning tables
  • Keeping work stations and equipment clean
  • Maintaining hygiene and health and safety standards

You might have to work early mornings, on the weekend and bank holidays.

This is an entry level job, but some companies might ask for previous catering experience.

If you want to apply for a barista job, you might need the following:

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