Banquet Server Salary

The average rate for a Banquet Server is $10.17 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$17,052 - $64,111
$17K
$36K
$64K
MEDIAN: $35,630
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50%
90%

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$7.70 - $16.02
$7
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10.17
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$17,052 - $64,111  
   
Bonus
$350.00  
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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$17,142 - $44,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.70 - $16.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.51 - $20.27  
Overtime
$7.75 - $27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
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).
)
$17,142 - $44,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 239

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Server

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

Banquet Server Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Banquet Server?

Banquet Server in Detroit:
"You never have work."
Pros: Being able to work wen you have party's and make so money . And the down side is that if the company don't have busy you don't have work and your work check look little , like 15.96 is what you will be being home.
Cons: No work.

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Key Stats for Banquet Server

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Banquet Server Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$25,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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