How much does a Back Bartender make in the United States? The average Back Bartender salary in the United States is $23,256 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $20,626 and $26,087. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Back Bartender Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Back Bartender Salary $18,231 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Back Bartender Salary $20,626 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Back Bartender Salary $23,256 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Back Bartender Salary $26,087 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Back Bartender Salary $28,664 US May 28, 2024
25% $20,626 10% $18,231 90% $28,664 75% $26,087 $23,256 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.


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Customer Service 7.54%
Transportation 2.52%
Food Safety 1.53%
Others 88.41%
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Job Description for Back Bartender

Back Bartender supplies and stocks the bar. Fills-in or assists bartender as needed. Being a Back Bartender may require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Back Bartender works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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  • Topgolf - 11400 Outlet Dr [Beverage Server / Barback] As a Bartender at Topgolf, you'll: Greet every guest immediately in a friendly and approachable manne...
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  • Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub - 7 Airport Road [Beverage Server / Barback] As a Bartender at Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub, you'll: Prepare alcohol or non-al...
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  • Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub - 199 J.T. Connell Highway [Beverage Server / Barback] As a Bartender at Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub, you'll: Prepare alcohol...
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  • Red Lobster - 5010 East 2nd Street [Beverage Server / Barback] As a Bartender at Red Lobster, you'll: Help guests celebrate by preparing Red Lobster signat...
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  • Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub - 1171 New London Avenue [Beverage Server / Barback] As a Bartender at Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub, you'll: Prepare alcohol o...
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For Back Bartender, the upper level is Bartender and then progresses to Sommelier.

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Back Bartender salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Back Bartender, the highest Back Bartender salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Back Bartender salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Back Bartender salary is in Miami, FL, where the Back Bartender salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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