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Occupational Report for Bartenders (35-3011) in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region
Occupational Description

Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

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Bartenders
Employment Outlook for Bartenders
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Regional Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the regional average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the regional average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the regional average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.
Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Bartenders There are 4 current openings for this occupation in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region. Openings 1 through 4 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Bartender 7/21/14 Cannon Beach $9.10/hr DOE
Bar Staff 7/14/14 Wheeler DOE
Social Hour Attendant 7/13/14 Tillamook $9.10/hr to $9.25/hr DOE
Bartender 5/14/14 Tillamook $10.00/hr to $12.00/hr DOE
Job Openings from the Web for Bartenders The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 1 current openings for this occupation in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region. Openings 1 through 1 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Bartender 5/28/14 Tillamook
Wages for Bartenders
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
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75th 90th
Note: This occupation has a large share of part-time workers.
Annual wages for occupations with a large share of part-time workers may overstate actual income.
Oregon Statewide $9.17 $9.25 $9.40 $10.49 $12.96 $10.31 $21,433
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 9.24 9.53 10.38 11.26 11.83 10.54 21,925
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Bartenders
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 8,342 9,723 1,381 16.6% 138 308 446
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 329 375 46 14.0% 5 12 17

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Bartenders
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 329
Total All Industries Private 329
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Private 27
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries Private 27
Accommodation and Food Services Private 247
Food Services and Drinking Places Private 245
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) Private 152
Restaurants and Other Eating Places Private 92
Other Services (except Government) Private 55
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 55
Civic and Social Organizations Private 55
Educational Requirements for Bartenders There are typically no educational requirements for this occupation. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Bartenders
  • Apply Food Handling Rules
  • Apply Health And Sanitation Standards
  • Determine Portions
  • Follow Recipes
  • Interpret And Apply Alcoholic Beverage Service Regulations
  • Interpret And Apply Health Regulations In Lodging And Food Service
  • Measure Or Weigh Ingredients
  • Mix Drinks
  • Operate Lottery Equipment
  • Prepare Bill And Check In Restaurant
  • Prepare Food
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Receive Customer Orders For Products Or Services
  • Receive Payments And Make Change
  • Recognize Customer Intoxication In Restaurant, Bar Or Other Recreational Setting
  • Resolve Conflicts
  • Serve Food And Beverages
  • Set Up And Operate Carbonated Beverage Machines
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Cash Registers
  • Use Inventory Control Procedures
  • Work As A Team Member
Schools and Training Providers for Bartenders The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Portland Bartending Academy
2407 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97201-5225
Phone: (503) 227-0700
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Bartenders These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Chemeketa Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Bartenders matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, And Coffee Shop 41%
Combined Food Preparation And Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 41%
Hosts And Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, And Coffee Shop 36%
Waiters And Waitresses 36%
Cooks, Short Order 34%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 30%