How much do bar associates in London get paid?

Bar associates in London earn

£8.50–11.07 per hour

Based on 131 employee reviews

Bar associate salaries can range between £8.50–11.07 per hour in the London area. This data is based on quiz results from 131 employees who live in and around London.

What do top employers pay bar associates?

Who are the top bar associate employers?

  1. Craft Union Pub Company
    6.5
  2. JD Wetherspoon
    6.2
  3. Sodexo
    5.9

Who are the worst bar associate employers?

  1. Boxpark
    2.9
  2. Walkabout
    3.8
  3. Robinsons Brewery
    3.9

What contracts are people on?

49% report having zero hours contracts.
17% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
18% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
16% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 123 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 98% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 131 employees

What do bar associates do?

Bar staff have the job of serving alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks to customers.

They work in pubs and bars. Sometimes these are attached to other restaurants or entertainment venues.

Other names for bar staff are:

  • Barmen
  • Bartenders
  • Bar people

This type of job might involve:

  • Working with the public
  • Taking orders and payments
  • Pouring, mixing and serving drinks
  • Serving snacks
  • Checking ID
  • Cleaning the bar
  • Restocking drinks (bottles and on-tap)

You might be on your feet a lot and have to work long shifts.

You may have to work late nights, on weekends and bank holidays.

This is an entry level job.

If you want to apply for a bar staff job, you might need the following:

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