Bartenders in South Dakota
Considering a career as a Bartender in South Dakota?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in South Dakota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in South Dakota is growing faster than average.
Bartenders in South Dakota earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in South Dakota?
There were approximately 3,360 workers employed as Bartenders in this state in 2018.
There were 3,340 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means South Dakota has fewer Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for South Dakota
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 6.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
South Dakota Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 540 annual Bartenders job openings in South Dakota, and 3,270 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 South Dakota?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $18,860 to $27,550 with $20,910 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.07 to $13.25. The median hourly rate was $10.05.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $10.15 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.10.
The median salary in South Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top South Dakota Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Sioux Falls, SD||960||$20,920|
|Sioux City, IA-NE-SD||540||$19,180|
|Rapid City, SD||540||$20,660|
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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