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Restaurant Bartender Salary

$27,308 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$1,507

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Restaurant Bartender is $27,308 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Restaurant Bartender is between $21,392 and $32,004. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Restaurant Bartender. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Mixes and serves alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks to patrons, following standard recipes.
  • Prepares cocktails and other drinks, mixing ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters.
  • Serves wine and draft or bottled beer.
  • Receives money for drinks served or enters on patron check.
Restaurant Bartender Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bartenders

Job family population: 631,480

Estimated population of Restaurant Bartender jobs: 172,217

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$31,658
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Restaurant Bartender Job Listings for United States

WAITER ASSISTANT | RESTAURANT / BARTENDING EXPERIENCE WANTED!
Dec 2
Atlanta, GA, USA
Its Savvy
WAITER ASSISTANT | RESTAURANT / BARTENDING EXPERIENCE WANTED!​ This is a fantastic opportunity to join this highly successful marketing company that offer a broad range of market-leading products ...
Restaurant Bartender
Nov 8
Bellevue, NE, USA
Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews
We are seeking a Restaurant Bartender / Server to become an integral part of our team! You will take orders and serve food to patrons at the dining establishment. Responsibilities: * Serve food and ...
Restaurant Bartender
Nov 10
Spring, TX, USA
Radunare Restaurant
Looking for 2 experienced bartenders to relaunch a casual Italian Restaurant with full bar, who can also develop and command a vibrant happy-hour and dinner crowd.
Bartender
Dec 5
Tortazo
As Bartender - Team Member, you will be responsible for supporting general day-to-day restaurant operations with a focus on delivering a great guest experience. As a bartender, you will prepare ...
Experienced Bartender, Picco Restaurant, Larkspur
Dec 3
Larkspur, United States
Picco
Picco Restaurant is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced bartender. Knowledge of contemporary cocktails, artisanal spirits, and wine is a must, as well as a love of food and the strong ...

The average pay for a Restaurant Bartender is $27,308 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Restaurant Bartender is between $21,392 and $32,004. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Restaurant Bartender. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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