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What is the average salary for a Bartender?

The average salary of a Bartender is $10.5. Salaries start from $7.9 and go up to $15.8. 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 $15.8
Starting ($7.89)
Junior ($8.4)
Experienced ($9.09)
Senior ($11.08)
Highest ($15.76)
Highest

The top 10% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$15.8
Senior

The top 25% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$11.1
Experienced

The middle 50% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$9.1
Junior

The bottom 25% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$8.4
Starting

The bottom 10% of Bartenders in United States earn:

$7.9

Historical salary

Bartender salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Hawaii 16.2 1
Vermont 14.0 2
Virginia 13.3 3
Washington 13.0 4
Massachusetts 12.4 5
Nevada 12.4 6
District of Columbia 12.2 7
Colorado 12.1 8
Alaska 11.9 9
New Jersey 11.4 10
California 11.3 11
Florida 11.1 12
New York 10.9 13
Utah 10.8 14
Rhode Island 10.7 15
Virgin Islands 10.6 16
United States 10.5 17
Maine 10.5 18
New Mexico 10.3 19
Connecticut 10.3 20
Maryland 10.3 21
Oregon 10.2 22
Texas 10.2 23
Illinois 10.1 24
Alabama 10.1 25
North Carolina 10 26
Pennsylvania 10.0 27
Delaware 10.0 28
Arizona 10.0 29
Georgia 9.7 30
Michigan 9.6 31
South Carolina 9.6 32
Missouri 9.6 33
Indiana 9.6 34
New Hampshire 9.6 35
Ohio 9.4 36
Wisconsin 9.3 37
Idaho 9.2 38
Oklahoma 9.2 39
Minnesota 9.2 40
North Dakota 9.2 41
Kentucky 9.2 42
Tennessee 9.2 43
Montana 9.2 44
Louisiana 9.1 45
Wyoming 9.1 46
South Dakota 9.1 47
Mississippi 9.0 48
West Virginia 9.0 49
Iowa 8.9 50
Kansas 8.9 51
Nebraska 8.7 52
Arkansas 8.6 53
Puerto Rico 8.4 54
Guam 8.1 55

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