Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+17.9% (much faster than the average)


What Bartenders Do

Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

Other Job Titles Bartenders May Have

Banquet Bartender, Bar Captain, Bartender, Mixologist

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
  • Collect money for drinks served.
  • Balance cash receipts.
  • Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Clean bars, work areas, and tables.

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