Average Experienced Bar Attendant Hourly Pay in Australia

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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Bar Attendant in Australia is AU$20.92.
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$26
Total Pay
AU$39,357 - AU$53,961

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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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Bar Attendant
Hotel Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Pay by Experience Level for Bar Attendant

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$20.56 based on 153 salaries. An early career Bar Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.

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