The average salary for a Bar Manager is $34,589 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$17,278 - $51,102
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$17K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,588
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$5.31 - $15.48
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$17,278 - $51,102  
   
Bonus
$456.15 - $7,734  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,544  
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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$19,266 - $50,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 678
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$5.31 - $15.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.37 - $14.05  
Overtime
$10.79 - $24.95  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$456.15 - $7,734  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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).
)
$19,266 - $50,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 422
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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,250

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Experience Affects Bar Manager Salaries



National Average
$33,000


Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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