Bartender salary in the United States

Average salary
$28,500/yr
Based on 60,787 income tax records
$16,000
$60,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$26K
 
$29K
 
$29K
 
$28K
 
$27K
$16,000
$60,500
How much do Bartenders make?
The average total salary for a Bartender is $28,500 per year. This is based on data from 60,787 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Bartender and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Bartender salary can vary between $16,000 to $60,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Bartender salary by location

Bartender salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Landry's Seafood House, Clark County, NV
10 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$19K – $83K
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Kalispel Tribe Of Indians Ktea, Spokane County, WA
10 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$38K – $109K
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The Breakers Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, FL
12 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$27K – $76K
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Keystone Paying Agent, Polk County, FL
18 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$19K – $128K
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RMH Franchise, Maricopa County, AZ
12 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$24K – $51K
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Graton Economic, Sonoma County, CA
10 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$30K – $54K
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Pechanga Resort Casino, Riverside County, CA
16 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$23K – $77K
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Bellagio, Clark County, NV
12 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$18K – $56K
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GMRI, Riverside County, CA
10 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$26K – $58K
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Universal Studios, Orange County, FL
23 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$18K – $75K
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Marriott International, Orange County, FL
19 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$24K – $77K
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Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Franklin County, OH
17 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$25K – $63K
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Ilani, Cowlitz County, WA
11 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$31K – $50K
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Upward Projects Holdings, Maricopa County, AZ
15 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$25K – $64K
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Hrsmarter Ix, Maricopa County, AZ
11 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$19K – $67K
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Brinker International, Hillsborough County, FL
13 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$21K – $55K
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Restaurant Administrative Servic, Shelby County, TN
12 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$29K – $54K
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Modern Business Associates, Pinellas County, FL
10 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$22K – $50K
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Restaurant Personnel, Cook County, IL
20 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$20K – $76K
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Puyallup Tribal Gaming Enterpris, Pierce County, WA
15 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$19K – $66K
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Outback Steakhouse, Sarasota County, FL
12 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$23K – $51K
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Choctaw Nation, Bryan County, OK
20 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$26K – $70K
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Seminole Tribe Of Florida, Broward County, FL
10 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$19K – $63K
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Salt River Community Gaming, Maricopa County, AZ
20 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$24K – $52K
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Gila River Gaming Enterprises I, Maricopa County, AZ
18 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$21K – $72K
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Victoria Partners, Clark County, NV
11 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$23K – $51K
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Venetian Casino Resort, Clark County, NV
36 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$23K – $71K
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San Manuel Casino, San Bernardino County, CA
14 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$26K – $57K
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Gaughan South South Poin, Clark County, NV
12 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$22K – $44K
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The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
38 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$16K – $47K
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The Brigantine, San Diego County, CA
16 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$19K – $47K
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Minute Men HR Management Services, Franklin County, OH
10 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$16K – $55K
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Pmg Publishing, Maricopa County, AZ
17 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$23K – $67K
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Wynn Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
41 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$21K – $84K
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Millers Ale House, Orange County, FL
25 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$20K – $51K
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Mgm Grand Hotel, Clark County, NV
13 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$18K – $44K
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Golden Nugget Lake Charles, Calcasieu County, LA
11 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$15K – $41K
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ALTRES, Honolulu County, HI
13 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$17K – $69K
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White Lodging, Travis County, TX
20 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$18K – $79K
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Oasis Advantage, Hillsborough County, FL
18 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$19K – $58K
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BJ's Restaurants, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$17K – $45K
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McMenamins, Multnomah County, OR
14 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$20K – $39K
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Aria Hotel And Casino, Clark County, NV
18 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$20K – $49K
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Caesars Entertainment, Clark County, NV
91 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$16K – $49K
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Fourth Enterprises, Pinellas County, FL
29 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$19K – $51K
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Morongo Casino Resort Spa, Riverside County, CA
10 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$20K – $34K
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Advanstaff HR, Clark County, NV
22 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$16K – $33K
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National PEO, Maricopa County, AZ
22 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$16K – $41K
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Nevada Restaurant Services, Clark County, NV
72 income tax records
$18,500/yr
$15K – $24K
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Golden Gaming, Clark County, NV
36 income tax records
$18,000/yr
$15K – $26K

Bartender demographics in United States

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88% are single
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12% are married
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21% have kids
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18% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Bartenders in United States

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The average salary for a bartender in the United States is $28,500 per year. Bartender salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $60,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 60,787 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as bartender.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for bartenders in the United States: Landry's Seafood House ($65,000 a year), Kalispel Tribe of Indians Ktea ($59,500 a year), and The Breakers Palm Beach ($59,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for bartenders in the United States: Charleston Metro Area, SC ($36,000 a year), Crestview Metro Area, FL ($35,500 a year), and Bridgeport Metro Area, CT ($35,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.