A Bouncer earns an average wage of $11.16 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$8.08 - $19.97
(Median)
$8
$11
$20
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.08 - $19.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $5.79  
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$16,640 - $44,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Bouncer

Bouncers provide security for clubs and events and ensure that only authorized people enter a venue. This may require referring to a guest list and checking identification to ensure that everyone is of legal age to enter an area. Bouncers may also perform pat-downs and check bags of people entering a venue to ensure that no restricted items are brought inside.

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Experience Affects Bouncer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 93%
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