Career Outlook for Bartenders

Also known as:  Barkeep, Bartender, Drink Mixer, Mixologist, Taproom Attendant
The overall job outlook for Bartender careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 6.99 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.16 percent per year. Demand for Bartenders is expected to go up, with an expected 54,150 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.37 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Bartenders in the following states
California 45,510
Pennsylvania 30,850
New York 30,090
Florida 29,940
Texas 29,210
Wisconsin 24,790
Illinois 23,020
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Bartenders
Guam 210
Virgin Islands 360
Puerto Rico 1,250
Delaware 1,540
Vermont 1,580
Arkansas 1,700
Alaska 1,790