Bar Manager Salary

The average pay for a Bar Manager is $31,378 per year. This job's pay does not change very much with experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$16,019 - $48,649
(Median)
$16K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $31,378
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50%
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$6.03 - $15.13
(Median)
$6
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$16,019 - $48,649  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,111  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
Commission
$500 - $8,000  
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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$18,283 - $47,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,011
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$6.03 - $15.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.23 - $12.10  
Overtime
$7.15 - $22.89  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,111  
   
Commission
$500 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
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).
)
$18,283 - $47,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 576
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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 265 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 71%
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