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Bar Staff

Bar staff prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages at bars in public houses, hotels, clubs and other establishments.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 1,431
£ 7,242
£ 18,375

Available jobs

In the past year there were 336,358 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Receives payment for drinks.

  • Takes customer orders and mixes and serves drinks.

  • Washes used glassware and cleans and tidies bar area.

  • Assists in keeping bar properly stocked.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Restaurant Operation

  • Bartending

  • Microsoft Teams

  • Cash Handling

  • Upselling

  • Service Quality

  • Hygiene

  • Grilling

  • Product Knowledge

  • Greeting Customers

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Cleanliness

  • Communications

  • Sales

  • Mathematics

  • Enthusiasm

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Training And Development

  • Willingness To Learn

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.