The average salary for a Bar Manager is $34,579 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$16,928 - $51,013
$17K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,579
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$5.29 - $15.54
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MEDIAN: $10.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$16,928 - $51,013  
   
Bonus
$425.00 - $6,741  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,920  
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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$19,094 - $50,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 669
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$5.29 - $15.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.24 - $13.41  
Overtime
$10.81 - $24.75  
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
$425.00 - $6,741  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,920  
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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$19,094 - $50,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 448

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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,062

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Key Stats for Bar Manager

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%
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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 170 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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