Bartenders in Oklahoma
Want to work in Oklahoma as a Bartender? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Oklahoma are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Oklahoma is growing faster than average.
Bartenders in Oklahoma earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Oklahoma?
5,740 people worked as Bartenders in 2018 in this state.
There were 4,820 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 920 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Oklahoma has fewer Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Oklahoma
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 5.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Oklahoma Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,140 annual job openings, and a total of 6,960 jobs for Oklahoma Bartenders in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 102,300 annual jobs and 626,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Bartenders Make in Oklahoma?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $16,260 to $33,660 with $18,710 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.82 to $16.18. The median hourly rate was $9.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $9.15 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.15.
The median salary in Oklahoma is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Oklahoma Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Oklahoma City, OK||2,340||$18,800|
|Fort Smith, AR-OK||190||$19,220|
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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