Bartender earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Bartender salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $33,728
Alabama $26,052
Arkansas $29,704
Arizona $22,700
California $43,901
Colorado $21,230
Connecticut $22,900
District of Columbia $37,250
Delaware $22,460
Florida $26,040
Georgia $18,670
Guam $19,840
Hawaii $49,734
Iowa $31,978
Idaho $29,345
Illinois $24,280
Indiana $33,511
Kansas $27,027
Kentucky $27,378
Louisiana $18,510
Massachusetts $25,660
Maryland $23,500
Maine $23,280
Michigan $19,940
Minnesota $21,820
Missouri $20,100
Mississippi $18,370
Montana $20,250
North Carolina $19,980
North Dakota $19,760
Nebraska $22,140
New Hampshire $24,456
New Jersey $27,850
New Mexico $18,640
Nevada $24,600
New York $29,350
Ohio $19,280
Oklahoma $18,710
Oregon $26,660
Pennsylvania $23,380
Puerto Rico $18,270
Rhode Island $24,630
South Carolina $18,990
South Dakota $20,910
Tennessee $21,180
Texas $27,453
Utah $20,070
Virginia $22,980
Virgin Islands $21,850
Vermont $36,010
Washington $29,820
Wisconsin $21,020
West Virginia $19,930
Wyoming $19,660

How much does a Bartender earn?

How do bartender salaries compare to similar careers?

Bartenders earn 6% less than similar careers in Oregon. On average, they make less than butchers but more than hosts and hostesses.

Career Median Salary
Butcher salary $35K
Baker salary $29K
Restaurant cook salary $29K
Food server salary $29K
Food batchmaker salary $27K
Bartender salary $27K
Food preparation worker salary $27K
Barista salary $26K
Host and hostess salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)