Quoting GrumpsMama.:" I think it would be a great idea. Around here you can make a lot of money as a bartender."
Quoting Amber :]:" around here you make really good money bartending, but the hours are not flexible. If you want to work ... [snip!] ... you really make money, you have to work late. Like, to closing time (past 2AM) but I guess it would really depend on your area."
Quoting S+K=R [34 WEEKS!]:" You make good tips if you're good at what you do. If he ends up being a smurffy bartender it might not be as good as what it seems "
Quoting J+K=Bri+? :" If he finds a job at a nice bar, he could make a really good wage. My dh's friend did bartending when ... [snip!] ... did bartending when he was laid off and he and his wife didn't have to worry about how they were going to pay their bills."
Quoting Two Princesses:" He says he has experience bar tending in TX when he used to live there. Because I did bring up that ... [snip!] ... I did bring up that what if he sucks at it. I guess I'm kind of an anxious person when it comes to money so I'm just worried."
Quoting S+K=R [34 WEEKS!]:" Does he HAVE to take a class? I know around here there are bars that will train people on the spot. "
Quoting Krystal Shelton:" Any service job (wait staff/bartending) the money is definitely in the tips. That being said the other ... [snip!] ... some good money but usually full time/regular bartenders make the money. Another plus is you get money everyday that he works."
Quoting J+K=Bri+? :" <blockquote><b>Quoting S+K=R [34 WEEKS!]:</b>" Does he HAVE to take a class? I know ... [snip!] ... "</blockquote> This! Since he already has experience, a place may hire him and just give him a refresher training."