Bartenders in Mississippi
Is Mississippi a good place for you to work as a Bartender?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Mississippi are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Mississippi is growing faster than average.
Bartenders in Mississippi earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Mississippi?
2,480 people worked as Bartenders in 2018 in this state.
There were 2,300 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Mississippi has fewer Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Mississippi
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Mississippi Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 390 annual Bartenders job openings in Mississippi, and 2,360 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 Mississippi?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $16,230 to $28,100 with $18,370 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.81 to $13.51. The median hourly rate was $8.83.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $8.84 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.01.
The median salary in Mississippi is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Mississippi Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
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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