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Career and Education Opportunities for Bartenders in Ohio

Ohio has a population of 11,542,645, which has grown by 1.67% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Buckeye State," Ohio's capital and biggest city is Columbus.

There are currently 24,490 jobs for bartenders in Ohio and this is projected to grow 8% to about 26,430 jobs by 2016. This is not quite as good as the nation as a whole, where employment opportunities for bartenders are expected to grow by about 8.0%. In general, bartenders mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

Income for bartenders is about $7 hourly or $16,070 per year on average in Ohio. Nationally, their income is about $8 hourly or $17,770 annually. Earnings for bartenders are not quite as good as earnings in the general category of Bartending in Ohio and better than general Bartending category earnings nationally. People working as bartenders can fill a number of jobs, such as: mixologist, bar tender, and barmaid.

In 2008, there were a total of 6,819,050 jobs in Ohio. The average annual income was $35,889 in 2008, up from $35,174 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Ohio was 10.2% in 2009, which has grown by 3.6% since the previous year. Approximately 21.1% of Ohio residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Ohio include fabricated metal product manufacturing, soap detergent manufacturing, and forging. Notable tourist destinations include the Columbus Historical Society, the Central Ohio Fire Museum, and the Farrow's Harley.

CITIES WITH Bartender OPPORTUNITIES IN Ohio


JOB DESCRIPTION: Bartender

Bartender video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

In general, bartenders mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

Every day, bartenders are expected to be able to evaluate problems as they arise. They need to articulate ideas and problems. It is also important that they listen to and understand others in meetings.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Ohio

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Ohio has a population of 11,542,645, which has grown by 1.67% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Buckeye State," Ohio's capital and most populous city is Columbus. In 2008, there were a total of 6,819,050 jobs in Ohio. The average annual income was $35,889 in 2008, up from $35,174 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Ohio was 10.2% in 2009, which has grown by 3.6% since the previous year. Roughly 21.1% of Ohio residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Ohio include fabricated metal product manufacturing, soap detergent manufacturing, and forging. Notable tourist destinations include the Columbus Museum of Art, the Columbus Jewish Historical, and the COSI.