Bartender Salary in United States

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What is the average salary for a Bartender?

The average salary of a Bartender in United States is $21,770. Salaries start from $16,400 and go up to $32,780. Please note that the average salary for a Bartender may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $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
Hawaii 33,710 1
Vermont 29,200 2
Virginia 27,690 3
Washington 27,000 4
Massachusetts 25,700 5
Nevada 25,690 6
District of Columbia 25,330 7
Colorado 25,050 8
Alaska 24,820 9
New Jersey 23,750 10
California 23,510 11
Florida 22,990 12
New York 22,650 13
Utah 22,480 14
Rhode Island 22,240 15
Virgin Islands 22,130 16
United States 21,770 17
Maine 21,750 18
New Mexico 21,450 19
Maryland 21,370 20
Connecticut 21,350 21
Oregon 21,200 22
Texas 21,150 23
Illinois 20,980 24
Alabama 20,970 25
North Carolina 20,810 26
Pennsylvania 20,770 27
Delaware 20,720 28
Arizona 20,700 29
Georgia 20,180 30
Michigan 20,050 31
South Carolina 20,020 32
Missouri 20,010 33
Indiana 19,950 34
New Hampshire 19,860 35
Ohio 19,460 36
Wisconsin 19,310 37
Idaho 19,230 38
Oklahoma 19,170 39
Kentucky 19,160 40
North Dakota 19,160 41
Minnesota 19,150 42
Tennessee 19,130 43
Montana 19,070 44
Louisiana 18,950 45
Wyoming 18,890 46
South Dakota 18,830 47
Mississippi 18,670 48
West Virginia 18,650 49
Iowa 18,550 50
Kansas 18,500 51
Nebraska 18,070 52
Arkansas 17,850 53
Puerto Rico 17,420 54
Guam 16,860 55

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