Bartenders in Nebraska
Considering a career as a Bartender in Nebraska?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Nebraska are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Nebraska is growing slower than average.
Bartenders in Nebraska earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Nebraska?
In 2018, there were 4,730 Bartenders working in the state.
There were 5,000 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 270 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Nebraska has fewer Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Nebraska
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 3.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Nebraska Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,100 annual job openings, and 6,730 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 Nebraska?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $19,240 to $26,190 with $20,370 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.25 to $12.59. The median hourly rate was $9.79.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $9.58 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.21.
The median salary in Nebraska is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Nebraska Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA||2,900||$20,360|
|Sioux City, IA-NE-SD||540||$19,180|
|Grand Island, NE||170||$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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