What is the salary of a Bartender?

The average salary of a Bartender in United States is $21,770. Salaries start from around $16,400 and go up to $32,780. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$32,780
Starting ($16.4k)
Junior ($17.5k)
Experienced ($18.9k)
Senior ($23.0k)
Highest ($32.8k)
Highest

The top 10% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$32,780
Senior

The top 25% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$23,040
Experienced

The middle 50% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$18,920
Junior

The bottom 25% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$17,480
Starting

The bottom 10% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$16,400

Historical salary

Bartender salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 21,000 24
Alaska 24,800 9
Arizona 20,700 28
Arkansas 17,900 52
California 23,500 11
Colorado 25,100 8
Connecticut 21,400 20
Delaware 20,700 27
District of Columbia 25,300 7
Florida 23,000 12
Georgia 20,200 29
Hawaii 33,700 1
Idaho 19,200 37
Illinois 21,000 23
Indiana 20,000 33
Iowa 18,600 49
Kansas 18,500 50
Kentucky 19,200 39
Louisiana 19,000 44
Maine 21,800 17
Maryland 21,400 19
Massachusetts 25,700 5
Michigan 20,100 30
Minnesota 19,200 41
Mississippi 18,700 47
Missouri 20,000 32
Montana 19,100 43
Nebraska 18,100 51
Nevada 25,700 6
New Hampshire 19,900 34
New Jersey 23,800 10
New Mexico 21,500 18
New York 22,700 13
North Carolina 20,800 25
North Dakota 19,200 39
Ohio 19,500 35
Oklahoma 19,200 38
Oregon 21,200 21
Pennsylvania 20,800 26
Rhode Island 22,200 15
South Carolina 20,000 31
South Dakota 18,800 46
Tennessee 19,100 42
Texas 21,200 22
Utah 22,500 14
Vermont 29,200 2
Virginia 27,700 3
Washington 27,000 4
West Virginia 18,700 48
Wisconsin 19,300 36
Wyoming 18,900 45
Guam 16,900 54
Puerto Rico 17,400 53
Virgin Islands 22,100 16

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