Bartenders in Indiana
Is Indiana a good place for you to work as a Bartender?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Indiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Indiana is growing slower than average.
Bartenders in Indiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Indiana?
In Indiana, there were 11,680 people working as Bartenders in the year 2018.
There were 11,250 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 430 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Indiana has more Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Indiana
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 0.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Indiana Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 2,020 annual job openings, and 12,400 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 Indiana?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $16,490 to $31,020 with $19,600 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.93 to $14.91. The median hourly rate was $9.42.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $9.28 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.14.
The median salary in Indiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Indiana Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN||2,240||$18,630|
|South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI||820||$19,920|
|Fort Wayne, IN||770||$18,690|
|Terre Haute, IN||360||$18,680|
|Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN||280||$21,400|
|Michigan City-La Porte, IN||180||$19,190|
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
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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