How hard is it to get a barista job at Starbucks?

STARBUCKS receives more than 1,000,000 job applications annually. It is not difficult to do the math: Less than 10% of people who show their interest to work at STARBUCKS actually get a job with the company, in one of their retail stores.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a barista?

Baristas make and serve beverages, such as coffee and tea, and foods, such as sandwiches, muffins, or cookies. They package coffee blends, make coffee and tea, explain menu items to customers, clean, and attempt to ensure that customers are comfortable and satisfied.

What qualities make a good barista?

Traits That Make For A Great BaristaOrganized. A great barista is an organized barista. Friendly. A good barista shows genuine happiness to serve customers. Efficient. A good barista should always strive to be efficient in everything she does. Good Manners. Cleanly. Strong Communication. Team-Orientated. Adaptable.

Do baristas get paid well?

An early career Barista with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.73 based on 2,322 salaries. A mid-career Barista with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.62 based on 347 salaries.

How long does Starbucks barista training take?

Training is usually about 3 days of actual training, and another 3 days of on the job training. Within a couple weeks training was complete and all the drinks came naturally after that process.

Does Starbucks train you to be a barista?

The Starbucks Experience is typically taught to groups of new hires at regional training centers, or in-store in more remote markets. Each store also has a learning coach — another partner who has shown a passion for training and teaching — who guides new hires through the Barista Basics hands-on training program.