A Bar Manager earns an average salary of £18,072 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Bar Manager Total Pay (?
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£13,908 - £27,339
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MEDIAN: £18,072
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Bar Manager Total Pay (?
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£5.98 - £8.98
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
£13,908 - £27,339  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,087  
Profit Sharing
£20.00 - £2,600  
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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£13,012 - £25,380  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 712
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.98 - £8.98  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.06 - £1.13  
Overtime
£5.21 - £11.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,087  
   
Profit Sharing
£20.00 - £2,600  
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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£13,012 - £25,380  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 712
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Pay by Experience Level for Bar Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
up arrow 26%
Edinburgh
up arrow 9%
Manchester
up arrow 4%
Cambridge
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤17,000
Glasgow
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Cardiff
up arrow 2%
Sheffield
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Leicester
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Bar Manager Reviews

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.

Experience Affects Bar Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤17,000
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 88 votes.
Gender
Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 94%
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