Bartenders in Michigan
Considering a career as a Bartender in Michigan?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Michigan is growing slower than average.
Bartenders in Michigan earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Michigan?
17,500 people worked as Bartenders in 2018 in this state.
There were 18,180 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 680 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Michigan has more Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Michigan
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 1.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Michigan Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 3,200 annual Bartenders job openings in Michigan, and 19,600 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 Michigan?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $19,260 to $38,000 with $19,940 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.26 to $18.27. The median hourly rate was $9.59.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $9.37 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.22.
The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Michigan Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI||2,220||$27,090|
|Lansing-East Lansing, MI||960||$19,970|
|South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI||820||$19,920|
|Ann Arbor, MI||480||$19,810|
|Bay City, MI||370||$19,760|
|Niles-Benton Harbor, MI||290||$19,610|
|Battle Creek, MI||230||$20,380|
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
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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