Busser Salary

The average wage for a Busser is $8.29 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$11,774 - $29,721
$12K
$18K
$30K
MEDIAN: $17,687
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90%

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$6.07 - $10.59
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MEDIAN: $8.29
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$0$29K
Salary $11,774 - $29,721
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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$15,031 - $26,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $6.07 - $10.59
Hourly Tips $0.13 - $8.14
Overtime $7.23 - $21.33
Annual Data $0$26K
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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$15,031 - $26,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 283

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Job Description for Busser

The work done by a busser is essential to the success of a restaurant or food establishment. Tasks performed by those working as a busser contribute behind the scenes to a pleasant dining experience for customers. These tasks include assisting the customer-facing wait staff, transporting dirty dishes to the kitchen, and clearing tables after customers have paid their bill and left the restaurant. The job of a busser is generally considered entry-level and open to individuals currently in high school, to those who have recently completed their high school education, or to those who haven’t completed high school.

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Busser Tasks

  • Clean tables after guests have left and set up tables with clean silverware, glassware and napkins.
  • Assist wait staff and kitchen staff in various ways.
  • Stock needed supplies.
  • Check off and pick up storeroom supplies.
  • Set up and maintain cleanliness of work station.

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Busser Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Busser?

Busser in San Antonio:
"Bus Boy Chronicles."
Pros: As a busser, the best thing to do is help out the servers and cooks. Make sure they are all kept up and everything around them is clean and spotless. If we fall behind, they fall behind and we have to work as a team to keep the store from falling behind.
Cons: The dark side to being a busser is nothing really. The job is fairly simple and the staff is amazing. We all make sure we are all up to date on how the restaurant looks and how the customers are doing.

Busser in Muskego:
Pros:
Cons: The managers attitude towarrds the workers.

Busser in Englewood:
"Its a OK Job."
Pros: Don't need to know much, Meet new friends and is easy.
Cons: Can be very stressful, Very nasty (Cleaning up after drunks)...

Key Stats for Busser

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Busser Salaries

Mid-Career
▲31%

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National Average
$19,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 85%
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