How much do bar staff in Edinburgh get paid?

Bar staff in Edinburgh earn

£8.36–11.23 per hour

Based on 28 employee reviews

Bar staff salaries can range between £8.36–11.23 per hour in the Edinburgh area. This data is based on quiz results from 28 employees who live in and around Edinburgh.

What do top employers pay bar staff?

Who are the top bar staff employers?

  1. JD Wetherspoon
    6.3
  2. Las Iguanas
    5.6
  3. Haven
    5.5

Who are the worst bar staff employers?

  1. Yates
    3.9
  2. Walkabout
    4.0
  3. Hollywood Bowl
    4.4

Recent bar staff vacancies in Edinburgh

  1. Bartender - Edinburgh at Frankie & Benny’s posted 14 hours ago
  2. Bartender at Hilton posted 14 hours ago
  3. Bar Staff at Blue Arrow posted 14 hours ago
  4. Bar Staff at Byron posted 14 hours ago
  5. Bartender at Las Iguanas posted 14 hours ago
  6. Bar Team Member at SSP Group posted 14 hours ago
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What contracts are people on?

27% report having zero hours contracts.
8% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
58% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
8% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 26 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 96% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 28 employees

What do bar staff employees 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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