Entry-Level Bartender Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Bartender is $6.98 per hour.
Entry-Level Bartender Total Pay (?
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.
)
$9,772 - $49,780
(Median)
10K
15K
24K
33K
50K
MEDIAN: $24,144
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Entry-Level Bartender Total Pay (?
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.
)
$2.88 - $10.42
(Median)
2
4
7
8
10
MEDIAN: $6.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

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.
)
$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$9,772 - $49,780  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $789  
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).
)
$10,333 - $39,481  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,209
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$2.88 - $10.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.44 - $16.68  
Overtime
$4.38 - $17.58  
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.
)
$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $789  
   
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).
)
$10,333 - $39,481  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,209
Is Bartender your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Bartender Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Pay Difference By Location
Las Vegas
up arrow 63%
San Francisco
up arrow 59%
Los Angeles
up arrow 55%
New York
up arrow 31%
Houston
up arrow 16%
Washington
up arrow 9%
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
National Average
$21,000
Miami
up arrow 1%
Boston
up arrow 3%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 148 votes.
Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 16% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 84%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -