Bartenders

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6512  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Bartenders mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. They are employed in restaurants, hotels, bars, taverns, private clubs, banquet halls and other licensed establishments. Supervisors of bartenders are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Bar Attendant
  • Bar Steward
  • Barkeeper
  • Barmaid
  • Barman/barwoman
  • Bartender
  • Bartenders Supervisor
  • Beer Barman/woman
  • Head Barmaid
  • Head Barman/barwoman
  • Head Bartender
  • Lounge Supervisor-bartender
  • Managing Bartender
  • Service Bartender
  • Tapman/woman
  • Bar Attendant
  • Bar Steward
  • Bartender
  • Head Bartender

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for bartenders.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $10,660
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $12,264
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $13,283
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $14,685
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $13,391
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for bartenders.

Gender Median Income
Male $13,391
Female $12,973
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (41 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for bartenders.

$23,400.00
Lowest Observed
$41,000.00
Highest Observed
$23,790.00
25th Percentile
$27,698.93
Average
$27,300.00
Median
$31,200.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for bartenders

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 235
25 to 34 years 325
35 to 44 years 75
45 to 54 years 60
55 to 64 years 60
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 10
Total 765
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for bartenders. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 555
Part Time 240
Total 795
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for bartenders. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 225
Female 550
Total 770
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for bartenders. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 750
Self Employed 20
Total 765
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for bartenders. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 745
Unemployed 30
Total 765
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for bartenders. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 70
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 390
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 130
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 155
Total 795
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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