Bar Manager Salary

The average salary for a Bar Manager is $34,473 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$18,709 - $52,376
$19K
$35K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,131
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50%
90%

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$5.82 - $16.23
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$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10.67
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$0$52K
Salary $18,709 - $52,376
Bonus $391.49 - $5,973
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $7,891
Commission $0.00 - $14,681
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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$19,828 - $50,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 714
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $5.82 - $16.23
Hourly Tips $0.74 - $13.39
Overtime $13.83 - $27.82
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $391.49 - $5,973
Commission $0.00 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $7,891
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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$19,828 - $50,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 453

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Job Description for Bar Manager

Many restaurants and hotels which offer alcohol/bar services employ a bar manager to supervise these operations, make relevant hiring decisions, train employees, and even serve as a purchaser for the beer and wine brands offered.

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Bar Manager Tasks

  • Supervise daily bar operations and special event planning.
  • Interview, hire, and train staff.
  • Review and manage inventory and finances.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bar Manager

Pay by Experience for a Bar Manager has a negative trend. An entry-level Bar Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 479 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 $34,000 based on 421 salaries. An experienced Bar Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 397 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 $31,000 based on 124 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,170

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bar Manager Reviews

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

Bar Manager in Philadelphia:
"Stessful."
Pros: Getting to know lots of friendly people.
Cons: Being there for so long and you customers you like start to die off.

Bar Manager in Valentine:
"Making the club succesful."
Pros: The interacting with customers. Helping to get the club and bar to be a profit maker.
Cons: All the petty bickering.

Bar Manager in Oshkosh:
Pros: Authority, autonomy, face to face interaction.
Cons: Erratic hours, stress, constant phone calls.

Key Stats for Bar Manager

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 220 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bar Manager Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$34,000

▼5%

Late-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 220 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 70%
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