Starbucks | Jobs & Careers | Hiring

Starbucks Corporation is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain. Starbucks was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1971. As of early 2019, the company operates over 30,000 locations worldwide.

Being a Starbucks partner (employee) means becoming part of something bigger: inspiring positive change in the world while you grow in your career and in your community. It’s an opportunity to be your personal best.

Working in a Starbucks store is different from any other job. You are creating moments of connection with customers every day, all around the world. You will handcraft delicious beverages and build relationships with customers and with your fellow partners. Starbucks offers great benefits and an environment that is truly welcoming.


With their partners, their coffee and their customers at their core, they live these values:

  • Creating a culture of warmth and belonging, where everyone is welcome.
  • Delivering their very best in all they do, holding themselves accountable for results.
  • Acting with courage, challenging the status quo and finding new ways to grow their company and each other.
  • Being present, connecting with transparency, dignity and respect.

Opportunity For All

As a leader in hiring great talent, Starbucks has and will always look to create opportunities for their partners and customers in the communities they serve. Their goals are to employ 100,000 Opportunity Youth, 10,000 refugees globally and hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses

“Be more than an employee. Be a partner.”



Baristas are the face of Starbucks. They are an important part of our customers’ days, and experts in handcrafting delicious, perfect beverages. Baristas personally connect and create moments that make a difference and work together to create a welcoming store environment. They bring our mission and values to life.

Shift Supervisors

Shift Supervisors create great experiences for partners and customers alike. They run shifts, lead the store team and make decisions that impact store operations. This role is a great way to develop leadership skills and expand responsibility.

Assistant Store Managers

Assistant Managers inspire customers while developing management skills on their journey to running a great store on their own. The role provides the opportunity to manage store operations, drive business results, lead a team and develop talent.

Store Managers

Store Managers run their store as if it belongs to them—from managing daily operations to taking responsibility for financial results. Managers are front-of-house leaders, spending time on the floor to connect with partners, customers, coach in the moment and identify ways to drive results. The role provides the opportunity to develop your own team, hiring and welcoming new partners and future leaders for your store.

District Managers

District Managers lead a multi-store portfolio and are accountable for store performance in their district by assessing the business, creating meaningful plans to drive results and building connections with their community. They are a leader of leaders who coach and develop future talent, share company vision and goals and consistently inspire their teams to create meaningful connections for customers and each other.


Health Coverage

Starbucks offers partners the choice of multiple coverage levels for medical, dental and vision plans, as well as Health Care and Dependent Care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, disability and accident coverage.

Stock and Savings

Their competitive 401(k) retirement plan includes a generous company match, and they offer partners discounted company stock (S.I.P.) as well as participation in their equity reward program, Bean Stock.

Paid Time Off

Both non-retail and retail partners are eligible for paid vacation days and partner and family sick time, while salaried / non-retail partners also receive two personal days per year. Starbucks observes seven paid holidays, during which retail hourly partners are paid 1½ times their base hourly rate of pay for any hours worked on these holidays.

Parental Leave

Eligible partners welcoming a new child may receive time off and pay replacement through parental leave. Starbucks also provides adoption-expense reimbursement of up to $10,000 per child for eligible partners.


Starbucks offers eligible partners the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree with 100% tuition coverage, coaching, counseling and advising through Arizona State University’s top-ranked online degree programs.

Commuter Benefit

They offer their partners easy ways to take care of work-related commuter expenses, like transit passes funded by pretax payroll deductions.

Partner Assistance

Their Caring Unites Partners (CUP) Fund helps Starbucks partners in financial crisis resulting from illness, death in the family, natural disasters or other extreme circumstances.