The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress is £6.11 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

£5,856 - £23,944
£6K
£14K
£24K
MEDIAN: £14,126
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£3.96 - £7.35
£4
£6
£7
MEDIAN: £6.11
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£5,856 - £23,944  
   
Bonus
£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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£8,311 - £18,213  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£3.96 - £7.35  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.09 - £2.50  
Overtime
£6.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£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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£8,311 - £18,213  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 700

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Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitress

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £13,463

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Waiter/Waitress Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Waiter/Waitress?

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!

Key Stats for Waiter/Waitress

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
₤13,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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