Average Entry-Level Bar Attendant Hourly Pay

AU$20.56
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Bar Attendant is AU$20.56.
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Hourly Rate
AU$16 - AU$25
Total Pay
AU$33,645 - AU$52,784

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Job Description for Bar Attendant

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bar Attendant

An early career Bar Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.26 based on 243 salaries. A mid-career Bar Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.42 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Bar Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.92 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 403 survey responses.
Early Career
60.3%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
12.7%
Late Career
6.0%