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Starbucks number of employees

The chart above shows the number of Starbucks employees in thousands from 2010 to 2022 (including those employed inside and outside the United States).

As of October 2022, Starbucks employed approximately 402,000 people worldwide. The company employed 258,000 people in the United States, of which 248,000 were employed in company operated stores and the remaining in corporate support, store development, roasting, manufacturing and other operations. Outside the United States, the company employed approximately 128,000 people, of which 124,000 were employed in company operated stores and the remaining in regional support operations.

Starbucks Employees Domestic and International 2007-2022

The following table shows number of Starbucks employees 2007-22

YearUSOverseasTotal

2007

144,000

28,000

172,000

2008

143,000

33,000

176,000

2009

1110,00

31,000

142,000

2010

107,000

30,000

137,000

2011

112,000

37,000

149,000

2012

120,000

40,000

160,000

2013

137,000

45,000

182,000

2014

141,000

50,000

191,000

2015

157,000

81,000

238,000

2016

170,000

84,000

254,000

2017

185,000

92,000

277,000

2018

191,000

100,000

291,000

2019218,000128,000346,000
2020228,000121,000349,000
2021245,000138,000 383,000
2022258,000144,000402,000

Starbucks employees worldwide as of September 30, 2018 – 291,000.

Starbucks employees US – 191,000 people. Approximately 183,000 in company-operated stores and 8,000 in support facilities, store development, and roasting, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations.

Outside of the U.S. – Approximately 100,000 (approximately 97,000 in company-operated stores and 3,000 in regional support operations.)

Apart from being the best coffee brand, Starbucks is also an employer of choice. It has maintained an excellent culture that focuses on ethics and equality. Starbucks invests in its employees so they can deliver a better customer experience. The total number of Starbucks employees globally is approximately 2,77,000. In the last ten years, the number of employees has increased by around a lac. In 2007, the number of total Starbucks employees was 172,000.  Investing in employees has its own benefits. Starbucks has always believed in having talented people onboard. The number of US employees is higher than international employees; close to double.

Sources:

Starbucks (Annual Reports & Form 10K).