Bar Manager Salary

The average pay for a Bar Manager is $31,740 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$16,581 - $49,263
(Median)
$17K
$32K
$49K
MEDIAN: $31,739
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$5.92 - $15.19
(Median)
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$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$16,581 - $49,263  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,115  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$18,796 - $48,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,090
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$5.92 - $15.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25 - $12.50  
Overtime
$7.18 - $23.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,115  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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).
)
$18,796 - $48,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 642
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Bar Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Bar Manager Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 278 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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