Average Entry-Level Bar Tender Hourly Pay in Australia

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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Bar Tender in Australia is AU$20.44.
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Hourly Rate
AU$15 - AU$25
Total Pay
AU$31,250 - AU$52,393

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Job Description for Bar Tender

Bar Tender 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 Tender

An early career Bar Tender with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.70 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Bar Tender with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.94 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Bar Tender with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.99 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.

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