Cocktail Server Salary

For Cocktail Servers, gratuities account for a significant portion of income and add up to slightly more than half of their $17.44 total hourly pay. The hourly wage generally spans the spectrum between $2.57 per hour and $10.67. Nearly two in five enjoy medical while nearly one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than a fifth. The vast majority (85 percent) of Cocktail Servers who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$4,734 - $44,698
(Median)
$5K
$20K
$45K
MEDIAN: $19,800
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$2.57 - $10.67
(Median)
$2
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$4,734 - $44,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$12,114 - $42,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$2.57 - $10.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.47 - $24.06  
Overtime
$4.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$12,114 - $42,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Cocktail Server

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

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Experience Affects Cocktail Server Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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