Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Banquet Server Salary (United States)

Hourly pay for Banquet Servers in the United States typically comes in around $10.00 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $7.68 per hour, and the top verges on $15.35. Just over a fifth receive medical and dental insurance and approximately one in seven get vision insurance. Men are barely outnumbered by their female counterparts, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most Banquet Servers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Banquet Server Salary (?
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.
)
$17,160 - $56,086
(Median)
17K
30K
40K
56K
MEDIAN: $29,660
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Banquet Server Salary (?
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.
)
$7.68 - $15.35
(Median)
7
10
12
15
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$17,160 - $56,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $295.90  
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).
)
$16,843 - $40,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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.
)
$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.68 - $15.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $15.60  
Overtime
$6.16 - $22.73  
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.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $295.90  
   
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).
)
$16,843 - $40,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
Is Banquet Server your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Banquet Server

Banquet servers work as part of a team to serve food and beverages at events. They are involved in all aspects of banquets, such as setting up tables, folding napkins, serving guests, and cleaning up. These individuals may also be required to perform basic kitchen tasks as needed. Banquet servers must be courteous and responsive to the needs of guests, ensuring attendees are properly served. Banquet servers work in a variety of settings, such as hotels, college campuses, and independent catering companies. Wages vary depending on the employer; some banquet servers work for an hourly wage plus tips, and others receive an hourly wage plus a portion of the cost of the event. Hours vary depending on the needs of the employer, although evening and weekend events are common.
Read More...

Banquet Server Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Server

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Banquet Servers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $21K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $24K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $26K. As Banquet Servers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average sum in this group is $31K. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; more than half of respondents fall in this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in six of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in twenty, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one-tenth.
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Banquet Server Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$22,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 76%