How much does a Bartender make?

Updated Sep 27, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$33,487 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,022 salaries

$20K

Low

$33K

Average

$55K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Bartender is $33,487 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Bartender salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4022 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Bartender employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Bartender$33,487 /yr
L3
Senior Bartender$33,381 /yr
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Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Bartender

$23,850

 /yr
Range: $11K - $54K
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$11K

$54K

$11,192 - $53,502 Range

Applebee's
3.5

Applebee's

Bartender

$26,010

 /yr
Range: $4K - $72K

$4K

$72K

$4,261 - $71,751 Range

Darden
3.9

Darden

Bartender

$24,533

 /yr
Range: $5K - $72K

$5K

$72K

$5,135 - $71,904 Range

TGI Fridays
3.4

TGI Fridays

Bartender

$19,839

 /yr
Range: $5K - $52K

$5K

$52K

$4,648 - $51,728 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Bartender - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $2 - $33

$2

$33

$2 - $33 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Bartender - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $5 - $43

$5

$43

$5 - $43 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Bartender - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $2 - $28

$2

$28

$2 - $28 Range

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Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Bartender - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $2 - $20

$2

$20

$2 - $20 Range

Bar Louie
3.4

Bar Louie

Bartender

$34,236

 /yr
Range: $6K - $63K

$6K

$63K

$5,755 - $62,568 Range

Hyatt
4.1

Hyatt

Bartender

$25,658

 /yr
Range: $11K - $74K

$11K

$74K

$11,296 - $74,232 Range

Dave & Buster's
3.6

Dave & Buster's

Bartender

$24,075

 /yr
Range: $5K - $88K

$5K

$88K

$4,828 - $88,106 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Bartender - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $5 - $25

$5

$25

$5 - $25 Range

HMSHost
3

HMSHost

Bartender

$25,984

 /yr
Range: $10K - $60K

$10K

$60K

$9,688 - $59,792 Range

Joe's Crab Shack
3.7

Joe's Crab Shack

Bartender

$21,386

 /yr
Range: $13K - $35K

$13K

$35K

$12,828 - $34,599 Range

Applebee's
3.5

Applebee's

Bartender - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $2 - $21

$2

$21

$2 - $21 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Bartender - Hourly

$6

 /hr
Range: $3 - $14

$3

$14

$3 - $14 Range

AMC Entertainment
3.5

AMC Entertainment

Bartender - Hourly

$7

 /hr
Range: $5 - $14

$5

$14

$5 - $14 Range

On The Border
3.5

On The Border

Bartender

$25,948

 /yr
Range: $5K - $42K

$5K

$42K

$5,234 - $42,126 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Bartender - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $2 - $28

$2

$28

$2 - $28 Range

Yard House
3.7

Yard House

Bartender

$26,784

 /yr
Range: $5K - $46K

$5K

$46K

$4,861 - $45,856 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Bartender salaries

The national average salary for a Bartender is $33,487 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bartender salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4022 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bartender employees.

The highest salary for a Bartender in United States is $55,026 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bartender in United States is $20,379 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent bartender salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$40,000
per year
A Bartender in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$5
hourly
A Bartender in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $5 per hour
Job Highlights
Baton Rouge, LA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Barback in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $14 per hour
Additional Pay
$72k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$56,000
per year
A Server/Bartender/Trainer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Server/Bartender in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Bartender in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment