Bartenders

Bartenders

NOC
6512

Mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in licensed establishments.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

42
 

Median Hourly Wage

$13.50
$11.50
Low
$22.50
High

Median Salary

$15,554
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

576
 

% Working Full Time

63%
 

% Working Full Year

60%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

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.

Main Duties

Bartenders perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons
  • Mix liquor, soft drinks, water and other ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks
  • Prepare mixed drinks, wine, draft or bottled beer and non-alcoholic beverages for food and beverage servers or serve directly to patrons
  • Collect payment for beverages and record sales
  • Maintain inventory and control of bar stock and order supplies
  • Clean bar area and wash glassware
  • Ensure compliance with provincial/territorial liquor legislation and regulations
  • May train and supervise other bartenders and bar staff
  • May hire and dismiss staff.

Also Known As

  • bar attendant
  • bar steward
  • bartender
  • head bartender
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • Completion of college or other program in bartending or Completion of courses in mixing drinks is usually required.
  • Responsible beverage service certification may be required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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62.7%
Female
37.3%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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19.6%
15-24
40.2%
25-34
10.3%
35-44
15.0%
45-54
13.1%
55-64
1.9%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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17.3%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
48.2%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
6.4%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
18.2%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
10.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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75.0%
Accommodation and food services
16.7%
Arts, entertainment and recreation
6.5%
Other services (except public administration)
1.9%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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16.40%
Northeast
36.40%
Southeast
23.60%
Southwest
17.30%
Central
6.40%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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$13,623
Northeast
$19,377
Southeast
$17,128
Southwest
$17,155
Central
$19,078
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$15,554

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$20,414

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$15,554

Newfoundland

$15,491

Prince Edward Island

$13,927

Nova Scotia

$14,867

Canada

$15,385
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

42
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

9
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

33
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

147
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

40
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

111