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 $14,601
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $16,074
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $10,659
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $15,582
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $13,818
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $15,302
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 $15,302
Female $16,512
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 (26 samples)

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

$20,000.00
Lowest Observed
$50,000.00
Highest Observed
$23,790.00
25th Percentile
$29,099.23
Average
$28,275.00
Median
$33,000.00
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 435
25 to 34 years 500
35 to 44 years 230
45 to 54 years 145
55 to 64 years 65
65 to 74 years 15
75 years and over 0
Total 1,405
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 940
Part Time 495
Total 1,440
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 540
Female 860
Total 1,405
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 1,395
Self Employed 0
Total 1,405
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 1,305
Unemployed 100
Total 1,405
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 145
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 620
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 80
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 320
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 30
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 240
Total 1,440
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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