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Occupational Employment Statistics


35-3011 Bartenders

Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 2,79092$14.04/hr$11.04/hr$11.58/hr$13.44/hr$14.17/hr$18.16/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities150$10.92/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and Hospitality16,060$12.86/hr
Other Services1,930$12.70/hr
Public Administration430$15.52/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 360$11.64/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 580$13.52/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 600$12.63/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 710$11.79/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 770$12.92/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 910$11.09/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 960$12.63/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,430$11.68/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,440$12.41/hr24.1%
Southeast Balance of State 1,440$12.80/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 1,470$13.19/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,530$12.78/hr32.2%
Southeast Minnesota 1,890$12.79/hr27.7%
Central Minnesota 2,210$12.37/hr31.7%
Northwest Balance of State 2,420$13.50/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 2,790$13.44/hr21.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10,190$13.28/hr27.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 12,000$13.28/hrN/A
Minnesota 20,170$13.05/hr27.2%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Cooks, Short Order 780$17.56/hr12.1%
Cashiers 58,840$15.36/hr-9.3%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 8,140$19.29/hr7.5%

  • Slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Balance cash receipts.
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons.
  • Collect money for drinks served.
  • Serve wine, and bottled or draft beer.
  • Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
  • Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays.
  • Clean bars, work areas, and tables.
  • Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
  • Stock bar with beer, wine, liquor, and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, or straws.