Starbucks: Number of Employees 2010-2022 | SBUX

Interactive chart of Starbucks (SBUX) annual worldwide employee count from 2010 to 2022.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2021 was 138,000, a 60.46% decline from 2020.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2020 was 349,000, a 0.87% increase from 2019.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2019 was 346,000, a 18.9% increase from 2018.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2018 was 291,000, a 5.05% increase from 2017.
Starbucks Annual Number of Employees
2021 138,000
2020 349,000
2019 346,000
2018 291,000
2017 277,000
2016 254,000
2015 238,000
2014 191,000
2013 182,000
2012 160,000
2011 149,000
2010 137,000
2009 142,000
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Retail/Wholesale Retail - Food & Restaurants $91.201B $29.061B
Starbucks Corp. is a roaster and retailer of specialty coffee globally. Besides its fresh, rich-brewed coffees, the company's offerings include many complimentary food items and a selection of premium teas and other beverages, sold mainly through the company's retail stores. The company's popular brands include Starbucks coffee, Teavana tea, Seattle's Best Coffee, La Boulange bakery products and Evolution Fresh juices. Other than the company's own retail stores, it generates revenues through licensed stores, consumer packaged goods and foodservice operations. The company receives royalties and license fees from the U.S. and international licensed stores. Under its consumer packaged goods operations, Starbucks sells packed coffee and tea products as well as a variety of ready-to-drink beverages and single-serve coffee and tea products to grocery, warehouse clubs and specialty retail stores. The company's latest reportable operating segments comprise North America, International and Channel Development.
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