Waiter/Waitress Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress is £5.95 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Waiter/Waitress Total Pay (?
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£6,137 - £20,036
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £12,654
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Waiter/Waitress Total Pay (?
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£4.28 - £7.02
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £5.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£6,137 - £20,036  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £494.93  
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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£8,711 - £16,864  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 683
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£3£6£9
Hourly Rate
£4.28 - £7.02  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.20 - £2.58  
Overtime
£0.00 - £7.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£6K£12K£18K
Bonus
£0.00 - £494.93  
   
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).
)
£8,711 - £16,864  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 683
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Pay Difference By Location

Oxford
up arrow 19%
Edinburgh
up arrow 10%
Bath
up arrow 10%
up arrow 8%
Bournemouth
up arrow 6%
Birmingham
up arrow 4%
Milton Keynes
up arrow 1%
Croydon
0%
National Average
₤13,000
Bristol
up arrow 2%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
up arrow 2%
Birmingham
up arrow 2%
Norwich
up arrow 3%
Leeds
up arrow 6%
Glasgow
up arrow 8%
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Waiter/Waitress Reviews

What is it like working as a Waiter/Waitress at Pizza Hut, Inc.?
Waiter/Waitress in Milton Keynes:
"Nice place to work but bad pay"
Pros: I Like how I am able to get along with everyone I work with. However, due to lack of money our store is shutting. But I've loved working there!
Cons: The pay is really bad tho, for me as I am 17 it's only £3.68 but 60p more as I've been there longer than a year!

Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
₤13,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 95%
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