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Bar Tender Salary

How much does a Bar Tender make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Bar Tender

$27,287 (USD)/yr

$13 (USD)/hr

$1,506 (USD)/yr

$27,026 (USD)/yr

$13 (USD)/hr

$1,506 (USD)/yr

Job 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.
The average bar tender salary in United States is $27,287 or an equivalent hourly rate of $13. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,506. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$21,375 (USD)

$31,980 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$31,634 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Bar Tender will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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