Bar Tender Salary (United States)

A Bar Tender earns an average wage of $7.25 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Bar Tender Salary (?
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$3.39 - $12.10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$3.39 - $12.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.53 - $17.26  
Overtime
$7.00 - $15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
Total Pay (?
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$10,568 - $40,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Bar Tender

  • Complete liquor requisitions and supply lists.
  • Perform all guest contact activities in a cordial, efficient and professional manner.
  • Ring guest checks, collect cash and process credits.
  • Make and serve drinks to guests and cocktail servers.
  • Complete all side work.

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Experience Affects Bar Tender Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 36%
National Average
$22,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 75%