Snapshot

Cafe Workers sell and serve food and beverages for consumption on premises in cafes and similar establishments.

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Cafe Workers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
24,100
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$884
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Above average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • preparing and serving food and beverages for consumption on the premises
  • taking customers' food and beverage orders
  • operating cash registers, accepting payments and preparing sales invoices
  • clearing away used dishes and cutlery from tables when customers are finished
  • cleaning and preparing tables for use
  • washing dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils
  • cleaning cafe equipment such as coffee grinders, espresso machines and ice makers
  • participating in stocktakes and assisting in putting away new stock
  • providing backup to other cafe employees.

Job Titles

  • Cafe Worker

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Cert III in Hospitality
  • Cert IV in Hospitality

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