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Average Bar Attendant Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$21.54
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AU$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Bar Attendant in Australia is AU$21.54.
10%
A$18.22
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A$21.54
90%
A$25.90
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$26
Bonus
AU$100 - AU$2,162
Total Pay
AU$37,875 - AU$54,083
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What Do Bar Attendants Do?

Bar Attendant Tasks
  • Provide beer, wine, liquor and related bar service to guests.
  • Collect customer payment, provide receipts, and keep an accurate till through a shift.
  • Keep a clean workstation that adheres to all applicable liquor laws and health codes relating to the service of food and drink.
  • Follow recipes to make cost-efficient, accurate, and consistent drinks for all customers.
  • Track inventory, memorize beer, wine and spirit menu, and be aware of all prices.

Popular Employer Salaries for Bar Attendant

AU$20

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bar Attendants?

An entry-level Bar Attendant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.72 based on 42 salaries. An early career Bar Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.67 based on 212 salaries. A mid-career Bar Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.58 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Bar Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.31 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$23.
Employees with Bar Attendant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Townsville, Queensland (8.8% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (5.1% less), Brisbane, Queensland (2.9% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 380 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.1%
Early Career
55.8%
Mid Career
15.3%
Experienced
10.3%
Late Career
7.6%