The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress is £5.92 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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£5,959 - £22,745
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £12,515
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Waiter/Waitress Total Pay (?
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£4.28 - £6.97
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MEDIAN: £5.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£5,959 - £22,745  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £489.36  
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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£8,640 - £16,860  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 621
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£3£6£9
Hourly Rate
£4.28 - £6.97  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.23 - £2.93  
Overtime
£0.00 - £7.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£6K£12K£18K
Bonus
£0.00 - £489.36  
   
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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£8,640 - £16,860  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 621
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Pay Difference By Location
Edinburgh
up arrow 11%
Bournemouth
up arrow 6%
Leeds
up arrow 6%
up arrow 6%
Birmingham
up arrow 4%
Milton Keynes
up arrow 2%
Birmingham
0%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
0%
National Average
₤13,000
Norwich
up arrow 5%
Glasgow
up arrow 6%
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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

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
₤13,000
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 51 votes.
Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 3% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 95%
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