Additionally, Bar Managers have more skills than just Customer Service, Beverage Orders, and Bartend. Read about their personality traits here:
In order to accomplish your goal of becoming a Bar Manager, we've found that over half, 40.0% to be exact, of Bar Managers have a bachelor's degree. The good news is that it doesn't seem like more schooling than that is necessary with only 5.3% having master's degrees. While it's true that some Bar Managers have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every five Bar Managers did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those Bar Managers who do attend college, typically earn either a Business degree or a Psychology degree. Less commonly earned degrees for Bar Managers include a Hospitality Management degree or a Communication degree.
Now that you have your degree, you're ready to become a Bar Manager. So where do you start applying? According to our research, Bar Managers are mostly hired by GAME TIME, TGI Friday's, and Buffalo Wild Wings. Now is a good time to apply as GAME TIME has 4 Bar Managers job openings, and there are 2 at TGI Friday's and 1 at Buffalo Wild Wings.
But if you want to earn the most bang for your buck, Bar Managers tend to earn the biggest salaries at B. F. Saul, Alexander's, and STIHL. Take B. F. Saul for example. The median Bar Manager salary is $56,200. At Alexander's, Bar Managers earn an average of $55,814, while the average at STIHL is $54,168. Now before you get too googly-eyed over those digits, take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies. While B. F. Saul has 0 job listings for Bar Managers, Alexander's and STIHL only have 0 and 0 job listings respectively.
Salaries aside, the most respected Bar Managers are working at Darden Restaurants, The Walt Disney Company, and TGI Friday's. By assessing which schools Bar Managers mainly earn their degrees, and comparing that with the companies that have hired a significant number of Bar Managers from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, we're able to determine the most prestigious companies.