Bartender Hourly Wages

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Alternate Job Titles: Bartender

What is the average hourly pay rate for Bartender?
The hourly wages for someone with the job title Bartender may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of hourly wages for people with the job title Bartender in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Bartender in the United States that make less than that hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Bartender in the United States is $9 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Bartender in the United States are expected to make less than $9 an hour.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $9
  • 10%$7
  • 25%$8
  • 75%$12
  • 90%$14

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Job Description for Bartender

Prepares cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages for customers. Has knowledge of common drinks and makes suggestions to customers. Monitors bar inventory and takes appropriate action. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Bartender job description

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Categories:  Restaurant and Food Services, Hotel, Gaming, Leisure, and Travel

Industries:  Hospitality & Leisure

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