Women make up the vast majority of Cocktail Servers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $8.27 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than one-half lack coverage. On the flip side, two in five have medical insurance and roughly two-fifths receive dental plans. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$6,000 - $43,200
$24K
MEDIAN: $24,000
50%

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$3.06 - $11.63
$3
$8
$12
MEDIAN: $8.27
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$13,138 - $43,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$3.06 - $11.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.19 - $24.83  
Overtime
$8.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$13,138 - $43,769  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Cocktail Server

  • Interact with customers, by answering questions, taking orders, delivering orders and checking back.
  • Collect payments and maintain a clean and hygienic environment.
  • Monitor and check serving station and supplies.
  • Enter orders into the system and coordinate with kitchen for timely delivery.

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Key Stats for Cocktail Server

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
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Experience Affects Cocktail Server Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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