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Waiter/Waitress Salary

The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress is £6.01 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
£6,043 - £20,222
(Median)
£6K
£12K
£20K
MEDIAN: £12,495
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£4.18 - £7.07
(Median)
£4
£6
£7
MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£6,043 - £20,222  
   
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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£8,555 - £16,998  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£3.1£6.2£9.3
Hourly Rate
£4.18 - £7.07  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.13 - £2.58  
Overtime
£0.00 - £9.14  
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.
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£0£7K£14K£21K
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).
)
£8,555 - £16,998  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 636
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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 11%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
₤13,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 3% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 95%