Coffee Shop Attendant


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Coffee Shop Attendant

Coffee Shop Attendant - Wages & Trends

Wages for counter attendants vary by task. Wages may be higher in large cities or in states with a higher minimum wage. Some counter attendants earn tips. Tip amounts vary widely depending on the type of restaurant and how expensive it is. Tips usually range between 10 to 20 percent of the total bill. In some restaurants, tips are shared with other employees, such as the kitchen staff.

Benefits vary by employer. Free meals and uniforms are usually provided. Full-time employees may receive benefits such as health insurance, sick leave, and vacation time.

Fast food and counter workers (SOC 35-3023)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $9.50 $10.69 $12.28
Yearly $19,770 $22,237 $25,532
    Champaign Area Hourly $9.12 $9.68 $11.09
Yearly $18,967 $20,132 $23,060
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $9.04 $9.45 $10.23
Yearly $18,810 $19,663 $21,287
    Cook County Hourly $10.09 $11.57 $13.14
Yearly $20,983 $24,062 $27,338
    Decatur Area Hourly $9.19 $9.72 $11.25
Yearly $19,118 $20,213 $23,401
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $9.55 $10.58 $11.82
Yearly $19,863 $21,998 $24,587
    Du Page County Hourly $10.11 $11.27 $12.52
Yearly $21,025 $23,441 $26,046
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $9.07 $9.41 $9.83
Yearly $18,860 $19,563 $20,441
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $9.24 $9.60 $10.07
Yearly $19,212 $19,963 $20,946
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $9.18 $9.71 $11.07
Yearly $19,090 $20,200 $23,016
    Lake County Hourly $9.63 $10.80 $12.19
Yearly $20,024 $22,458 $25,354
    McHenry County Hourly $9.94 $10.83 $11.67
Yearly $20,684 $22,530 $24,265
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $9.05 $9.50 $11.14
Yearly $18,822 $19,751 $23,178
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $9.17 $9.66 $10.84
Yearly $19,073 $20,095 $22,550
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $9.20 $9.67 $11.23
Yearly $19,146 $20,120 $23,359
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $9.17 $9.51 $9.94
Yearly $19,071 $19,783 $20,667
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $9.07 $9.51 $10.44
Yearly $18,860 $19,790 $21,708
    Rockford Area Hourly $9.22 $9.96 $11.73
Yearly $19,168 $20,712 $24,403
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $8.93 $9.23 $9.57
Yearly $18,584 $19,206 $19,904
    Springfield Area Hourly $9.13 $9.58 $10.99
Yearly $18,993 $19,934 $22,865
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $9.16 $9.65 $11.02
Yearly $19,063 $20,074 $22,922
    Vermilion County Hourly $9.03 $9.41 $10.03
Yearly $18,773 $19,569 $20,852
    Will County Hourly $10.08 $11.12 $12.20
Yearly $20,959 $23,127 $25,371
United States Hourly $9.24 $10.93 $12.39
Yearly $19,210 $22,740 $25,780

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.