A Bar Manager earns an average salary of £19,490 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£14,723 - £27,286
£15K
£19K
£27K
MEDIAN: £19,490
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50%
90%

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£6.77 - £9.88
£6
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£9
MEDIAN: £7.93
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£14,723 - £27,286  
   
Bonus
£297.99 - £6,040  
Profit Sharing
£2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£14,697 - £26,130  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 350
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.77 - £9.88  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.00 - £1.43  
Overtime
£7.38 - £18.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£297.99 - £6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
£2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£14,697 - £26,130  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 230

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Pay by Experience Level for Bar Manager

Pay by Experience for a Bar Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Bar Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $18,000 based on 308 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bar Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Bar Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 166 salaries. A Bar Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £18,262

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Bar Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bar Manager?

Bar Manager in London:
Pros: Meeting new people, great customers service, working with brilliant staff, time spent in the office and on the busy shift, working on your feet.
Cons: Long hours, unhappy customers, short break, bad eating habits, stress.

Bar Manager in Leicester:
"Tiki bars aren't all hugs and fives"
Pros: Great to talk to people, social environment, get to explore a little with what we do. Small business means great friendships.
Cons: General public can be rude. We purvey a drug that makes people lesser individuals.

Key Stats for Bar Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bar Manager Salaries

▲5%

Late-Career
▲4%

▲2%

National Average
₤18,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%