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Career and Education Opportunities for Bartenders in Texas

Texas has a population of 24,782,302, which has grown by 18.85% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Lone Star State," its capital is Austin, though its most populous city is Houston.

Currently, 25,240 people work as bartenders in Texas. This is expected to grow by 29% to 32,480 people by 2016. This is better than the national trend for bartenders, which sees this job pool growing by about 8.0% over the next eight years. Bartenders generally mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

A person working as a bartender can expect to earn about $7 hourly or $15,780 annually on average in Texas and about $8 per hour or $17,770 annually on average in the U.S. as a whole. Compared with people working in the overall category of Bartending, people working as bartenders in Texas earn more. They earn more than people working in the overall category of Bartending nationally. People working as bartenders can fill a number of jobs, such as: barmaid, bar attendant, and mixologist.

In 2008, there were a total of 14,469,900 jobs in Texas. The average annual income was $37,809 in 2008, up from $36,838 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Texas was 7.6% in 2009, which has grown by 2.7% since the previous year. Approximately 23.2% of Texas residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Texas include petroleum products merchant wholesalers, petroleum products merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations), and other basic organic chemical manufacturing. Notable tourist destinations include the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, the Children's Museum of Houston, and the Art Car Museum.

CITIES WITH Bartender OPPORTUNITIES IN Texas


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.

Similar jobs with educational opportunities in Texas include:

  • Food Service Aide. Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Texas

Texas
Texas photo by Flcelloguy

Texas has a population of 24,782,302, which has grown by 18.85% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Lone Star State," its capital is Austin, though its biggest city is Houston. In 2008, there were a total of 14,469,900 jobs in Texas. The average annual income was $37,809 in 2008, up from $36,838 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Texas was 7.6% in 2009, which has grown by 2.7% since the previous year. Approximately 23.2% of Texas residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Texas include petroleum products merchant wholesalers, petroleum products merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations), and other basic organic chemical manufacturing. Notable tourist destinations include the APT Galerie d' Art, the Art Car Museum, and the Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum.