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Bar Runner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bar Runner is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bar Runner is between $24,959 and $26,009. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Helps bartender by cleaning bar and equipment and replenishing bar supplies, such as liquor, fruit, ice, and dishes.
  • Stocks refrigerating units with wines and bottled beer.
  • Replaces empty beer kegs with full ones.
  • Washes glasses, bar, and equipment, and polishes bar fixtures.
  • Mops floors.
  • Removes empty bottles and trash.
  • Slices and pits fruit used to garnish drinks.
  • May mix and prepare flavors for mixed drinks.
Bar Runner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Bartenders

Job family population: 613,350

Estimated population of Bar Runner jobs: 93,659

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
6 %


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Bar Runner Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Smoothie (ninja) and Food Prep Team Member - RealGood Stuff - Old Town
Mar 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Real Good Stuff Co.
Your responsibilities will revolve heavily around your excellent customer service skills and the ability to keep the bar running as smoothly as possible. You will report to your location's Team Lead ...
Team Member (Food Prep and Smoothie Ninja) - RealGood River North
Mar 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Real Good Stuff Co.
Thinking outside the box to problem solve and keep the bar running smoothly. * Responsible for communicating store needs to your Team Lead and Assistant Team Lead. * Properly executing food safety ...
Mar 27
Chicago, IL, USA
Figo Wine Bar
We are Chicago's premiere wine bar. We are looking for bussers/food runners. We are a high volume restaurant, so applicants must have excellent time management skills. Please send your resume and a ...
Apr 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Gibsons Bar & Steak House and Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House
... dining room set-up, running side work and closing duties. · Have extensive knowledge of the ... APPLY ONLINE @ www.qhire.net/gibsons We are an E-Verify employer Company Description Gibsons Bar ...
May 15
Naperville, IL, USA
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Naperville - IL
... dining room set-up, running side work and closing duties. · Have extensive knowledge of the ... Frog Bar and Fish House is one of the best seafood Naperville restaurants. Known for its fresh ...
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