Average Bartender Hourly Pay in Canada

C$11.32
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$1,138
Bonus
C$13,300
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Bartender in Canada is C$11.32.
10%
C$9.44
10%
C$11.32
50%
C$15.15
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$11.32
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Hourly Rate
C$9 - C$15
Bonus
C$124 - C$12,774
Commission
C$0 - C$13,300
Total Pay
C$21,419 - C$44,722

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Job Description for Bartender

Bartender Tasks
  • Make and serve drinks to guests and cocktail servers.
  • Complete all side work.
  • Ring guest checks, collect cash and process credits.
  • Complete liquor requisitions and supply lists.
  • Perform all guest contact activities in a cordial, efficient and professional manner.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Bartender. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Bartender
Bar Manager
Restaurant Manager
General Manager, Restaurant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Bartender

An entry-level Bartender with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$11.59 based on 20 salaries. An early career Bartender with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$11.41 based on 112 salaries. A mid-career Bartender with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$11.00 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Bartender with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$11.39 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$10.
Employees with Bartender in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (7.6% more) and Montréal, Québec (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (13.4% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 275 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
7.6%