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Waiter/Waitress Salary

The average wage for a Waiter/Waitress is C$9.85 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$14,019 - C$34,963
(Median)
C$14K
C$24K
C$35K
MEDIAN: C$23,878
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C$8.21 - C$11.98
(Median)
C$8
C$9
C$12
MEDIAN: C$9.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$12KC$24KC$36K
Salary
C$14,019 - C$34,963  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$17,989 - C$33,533  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$8C$16C$24
Hourly Rate
C$8.21 - C$11.98  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.70 - C$11.96  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$22.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$17,989 - C$33,533  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitress

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Waiter/Waitress Reviews

What is it like working as a Waiter/Waitress?

Waiter/Waitress in Toronto:
"I Like My Job."
Pros: My co-workers, making the customers happy and selling a great product.
Cons: The customers, the work environment can be hostile, lack or organization and respect, ignorance, and the prices of the product.

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Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
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National Average
C$23,000

Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 85%
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