Average Bartender Hourly Pay in San Francisco, California

$14.89
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The average hourly pay for a Bartender in San Francisco, California is $14.89.
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$10.65
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$14.89
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$22.52
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MEDIAN $14.89
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $23
Total Pay
$29,993 - $61,645

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bartender

An early career Bartender with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.70 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Bartender with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Bartender with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.39 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
37.8%
Mid Career
28.9%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
15.6%