How Much do Bartenders Make in Arkansas?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, bartenders in Arkansas earn an average of $21,200 a year, equivalent to $10.19 an hour.

This is 24% less than bartenders nationwide and 50% less than the typical Arkansas 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
Arkansas Bartender Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $12.50 $25,990
75th $10.10 $21,000
50th $9.44 $19,640
25th $9.12 $18,960
10th $8.88 $18,460
Arkansas Bartenders Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Fayetteville $10.33 $21,480
Fort Smith $10.08 $20,960
Hot Springs $9.79 $20,350
Jonesboro $13.82 $28,740
Little Rock $9.74 $20,250
Arkansas Bartender Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $10.19 $21,200
2018 $10.16 $21,140
2017 $10.32 $21,460
2016 $10.00 $20,800
2015 $9.40 $19,550
2014 $8.68 $18,060
2013 $8.58 $17,850
2012 $8.73 $18,160
2011 $8.83 $18,370