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Baristas prepare and serve coffee and other hot beverages to cafe, coffee shop or restaurant customers.


Baristas usually earn an average of

$17 per hour

Source: Hospitality New Zealand.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a barista are average for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
Jess Aitken pushing a cup of coffee across a cafe counter

Jess Aitken serving a regular customer her morning coffee

Last updated 28 September 2017