Bartenders in Texas
Considering a career as a Bartender in Texas?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Bartenders in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Bartenders in Texas is growing faster than average.
Bartenders in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Bartenders Work in Texas?
In Texas, there were 42,410 people working as Bartenders in the year 2018.
There were 41,360 Bartenders employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,050 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,200 Bartenders working in it, which means Texas has more Bartenders than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Bartenders in this state are growing at a rate of 19.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 7,970 annual job openings, and a total of 48,050 jobs for Texas Bartenders in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 102,300 annual jobs and 626,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Bartenders Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Bartenders ranged from $16,540 to $48,100 with $19,970 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.95 to $23.13. The median hourly rate was $9.6.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $9.68 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.08.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Bartenders
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bartenders.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||11,910||$26,590|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||10,620||$19,590|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||5,200||$22,510|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||4,640||$19,310|
|El Paso, TX||1,320||$18,250|
|Corpus Christi, TX||840||$18,930|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||540||$18,480|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||360||$19,230|
|Wichita Falls, TX||230||$20,950|
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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