$35,625
Avg. Salary
$11.15
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,256

Bonus

$2,884

Profit Sharing

$4,913

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Bar Manager is $11.15 per hour.

The average pay for a Bar Manager is $35,625 per year.

$6.23
10%
$11.15
50%
$16.19
90%
MEDIAN $11.15
$19k
10%
$36k
50%
$55k
90%
MEDIAN $35,625
$18,633 - $54,767
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MEDIAN: $35,625
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$0$54K
Salary $18,633 - $54,767
Bonus $405 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $100 - $11,495
Commission $0.00 - $29,590
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,664 - $51,706
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,215
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $6.23 - $16.19
Hourly Tips $1.23 - $13.00
Overtime $10.14 - $27.38
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $405 - $7,500
Commission $0.00 - $29,590
Profit Sharing $100 - $11,495
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,664 - $51,706
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 887

Job Description for Bar Manager

Many restaurants and hotels which offer alcohol/bar services employ a bar manager to supervise these operations, make relevant hiring decisions, train employees, and even serve as a purchaser for the beer and wine brands offered.

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Bar Manager Tasks
  • Supervise daily bar operations and special event planning.
  • Interview, hire, and train staff.
  • Review and manage inventory and finances.

Bar Manager Pay By Employer

$0$58K

$30,300

T.G.I. Friday's
13 profiles
$48,735

Elks Lodge
9 profiles
$20,800

$24,661

$47,166

$42,696

Bar Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Bar Manager

Pay by Experience for a Bar Manager has a negative trend. An entry-level Bar Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 479 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bar Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 421 salaries. An experienced Bar Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 397 salaries. A Bar Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 124 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

40%

13%

7%

-4%

National Average: $33,780

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bar Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bar Manager?

Bar Manager in Tucson:
Pros: The constant opportunity for growth.
Cons: The constant small town in-fighting.

Bar Manager in Salem:
"Keep positive."
My advice would be to maintain a cheerful and positive mindset.

Bar Manager in Jacksonville:
"Know your Wines."
The American public in general and the country club scene specifically has developed a taste for fine wines, I belief to carry out ones job as a bar manager at a country club, the knowledge of fine wines is essential!

Bar Manager in Valentine:
"Making the club succesful."
Pros: The interacting with customers. Helping to get the club and bar to be a profit maker.
Cons: All the petty bickering.

Bar Manager in Gig Harbor:
"Better too much than not enough."
When in doubt, order too much, the liquor won't go bad.

Bar Manager in Lake Arrowhead:
Work hard, do the best you can. Ask for help for questions.

Bar Manager in Oshkosh:
Pros: Authority, autonomy, face to face interaction.
Cons: Erratic hours, stress, constant phone calls.

Key Stats for Bar Manager

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 410 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Bar Manager Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$34,000

▼4%

Late-Career
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 410 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 70%