Bartenders in New York
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in New York is growing faster than average.
Bartenders in New York earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in New York?
In 2018, there were 44,370 Bartenders working in the state.
There were 44,240 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means New York has more Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for New York
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 13.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
New York Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 8,370 annual job openings, and a total of 50,740 jobs for New York Bartenders in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 102,300 annual jobs and 626,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Bartenders Make in New York?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $21,650 to $54,870 with $29,350 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.41 to $26.38. The median hourly rate was $14.11.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $12.76 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.35.
The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New York Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||40,180||$31,010|
|Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY||3,480||$24,390|
|Glens Falls, NY||330||$25,920|
|Watertown-Fort Drum, NY||310||$23,980|
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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