Bartenders in Arizona
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Arizona is growing faster than average.
Bartenders in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Arizona?
There were approximately 11,990 workers employed as Bartenders in this state in 2018.
There were 11,490 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 500 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Arizona has more Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 16.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 2,440 annual job openings, and 14,710 total jobs in 2026 for Bartenders in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 102,300 annual jobs and 626,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Bartenders Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $21,850 to $55,740 with $22,700 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.5 to $26.8. The median hourly rate was $10.92.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $10.01 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.91.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ||470||$21,860|
|Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ||140||$23,030|
Top States for Bartenders Employment
View the list below to see where most Bartenders work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Bartenders get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$37,250|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Bartender Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By U.S. Army Europe Images under License
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