Bartenders

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

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

Current openings

Drink Mixer 3

Number of positions

2012: 14,440    2014: 15,870

Annual job postings

New: 720    Replacement: 490
(Total: 1,210)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
$16,950
($8/hour)
Middle:
$21,450
($10/hour)
Up to:
$29,930
($14/hour)
Average:
$25,610
($12/hour)

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Less than high school

Work experience:
None

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers

 

Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.