Bouncer Salary

A Bouncer earns an average wage of $11.31 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$8.65 - $20.11
$8
$11
$20
MEDIAN: $11.31
10%
50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.65 - $20.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.51 - $5.71  
Overtime
$23.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,075 - $44,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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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Key Stats for Bouncer

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bouncer Salaries

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲26%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%