Entry-Level Bartender Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Bartender is $7.02 per hour.
Entry-Level Bartender Total Pay (?
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$8,579 - $50,240
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24,098
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Entry-Level Bartender Total Pay (?
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$2.88 - $10.56
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $7.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$8,579 - $50,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $817  
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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$10,320 - $39,666  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$2.88 - $10.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.45 - $16.62  
Overtime
$4.37 - $17.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $817  
   
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).
)
$10,320 - $39,666  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,161
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 73%
Las Vegas
up arrow 65%
Los Angeles
up arrow 53%
New York
up arrow 22%
Atlanta
0%
National Average
$21,000
Miami
up arrow 1%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
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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%
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