Bartenders in Connecticut
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Connecticut is growing slower than average.
Bartenders in Connecticut earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Connecticut?
In 2018, there were 8,560 Bartenders working in the state.
There were 7,750 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 810 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Connecticut has more Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Connecticut
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 4.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Connecticut Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,360 annual Bartenders job openings in Connecticut, and 8,320 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 102,300 annual jobs and 626,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Bartenders Make in Connecticut?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $21,780 to $40,670 with $22,900 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.47 to $19.55. The median hourly rate was $11.01.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $10.11 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.90.
The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Connecticut Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT||2,530||$23,270|
|New Haven, CT||1,630||$22,840|
|Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI||980||$22,790|
Top States for Bartenders Employment
The table below shows the states 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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