How Much do Bartenders Make in Arizona?

Do bartenders in Arizona make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Arizona bartenders?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, bartenders in Arizona earn an average of $38,240 a year, equivalent to $18.39 an hour.

This is 37% more than bartenders nationwide, but it is 25% less than the typical Arizona worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
  • This includes reported tips. It's very likely that a percentage of tips are not reported so real wages are probably higher
Arizona Bartender Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $30.93 $64,330
75th $24.68 $51,330
50th $14.24 $29,620
25th $11.29 $23,480
10th $11.01 $22,890
Arizona Bartenders Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Flagstaff $17.30 $35,980
Lake Havasu City $15.54 $32,320
Phoenix $19.21 $39,960
Prescott $15.80 $32,860
Sierra Vista $19.27 $40,080
Tucson $17.42 $36,240
Yuma $17.39 $36,160
Arizona Bartender Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $18.39 $38,240
2018 $15.06 $31,320
2017 $14.05 $29,220
2016 $12.13 $25,240
2015 $12.11 $25,190
2014 $10.50 $21,830
2013 $9.95 $20,700
2012 $9.67 $20,120
2011 $10.19 $21,190