Bar Staff

Bar staff prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages at bars in public houses, hotels, clubs and other establishments.

Tasks

  • Receives payment for drinks.
  • Takes customer orders and mixes and serves drinks.
  • Washes used glassware and cleans and tidies bar area.
  • Assists in keeping bar properly stocked.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 5% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement

*This is based on national data

£17,222

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for bar staff is £17,222

8,864 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 8,864. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for bar staff roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £17,222 per year. That is about £1,435 per month or £8.83 per hour. New workers generally start on £13,686, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £20,613

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 8,864 people are employed in the region.

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