Bartenders in Pennsylvania
Considering a career as a Bartender in Pennsylvania?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Pennsylvania is growing slower than average.
Bartenders in Pennsylvania earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Pennsylvania?
In Pennsylvania, there were 33,150 people working as Bartenders in the year 2018.
There were 33,160 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Pennsylvania
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 2.5% which is similar to nationwide projections.
Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 5,400 annual job openings, and a total of 33,070 jobs for Pennsylvania Bartenders in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 102,300 annual jobs and 626,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Bartenders Make in Pennsylvania?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $16,540 to $35,060 with $20,270 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.95 to $16.86. The median hourly rate was $9.74.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $9.78 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.04.
The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Pennsylvania 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|
|State College, PA||390||$19,530|
|East Stroudsburg, PA||330||$20,000|
Top States for Bartenders Employment
The table below shows the states 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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