Entry-Level Bartender Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Bartender is $7.73 per hour.

$7,099 - $49,794
$7K
$26K
$50K
MEDIAN: $25,725
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50%
90%

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$2.99 - $12.47
$3
$7
$12
MEDIAN: $7.85
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50%
90%

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$0$49K
Salary $7,099 - $49,794
Bonus $1,650
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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$14,099 - $45,535
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 164
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $2.99 - $12.47
Hourly Tips $1.70 - $18.02
Overtime $5.07 - $29.59
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $1,650
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).
)
$14,099 - $45,535
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 588

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Bartender Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bartender in Vineland:
Stay positive! People will get on your nerves but that's just the nature of "serving" people. Also, you must have a thick skin! Give the jokes right back to the customer, in a positive way - showing YOU are in control. Lastly is that, you must possess the control of your bar at all times! Oh, and have fun!! :)

Bartender in Benwood:
Be honest have fun be nice and compasonate and stay true to your fellow employees stick together work with each other not against each other.

Bartender in Tacoma:
Focus on service first. All else will flow from that.

Bartender in Wheatland:
Make sure you are a "people " person, customer service requires handling each customer as the individual that they are!

Bartender in Ontario:
"Guest Love."
Have fun, enjoy your guests, make happy happen. Dont be hard on yourself if you Dont know a drink, that comes with time. Clean as you go, stay organized.

Bartender in Collinsville:
"The amount of lazy people in the industry."
Find a high volume place with good owners. Stay away from chain restaurants.

Bartender in Casper:
"Pay attention with a smile."
Learn, learn and learn, there are so many drinks that are named a million different names and are the same. Ask if you don't know and always have a smile it goes a long way.

Key Stats for Bartender

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 82%
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