Bartender salary in United States
How much does a Bartender make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a bartender is $15.50 per hour in the United States and $160 tips per day.48.2k salaries reported, updated at July 29, 2022.
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per hour|
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|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Bartenders
Most common benefits for Bartenders
- 401(k) matching
- AD&D insurance
- Commuter assistance
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Food provided
- Free parking
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid sick time
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Pet insurance
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Wellness program
Salary satisfactionBased on 53,877 ratings
52% of Bartenders in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Bartender
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