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Cocktail Server Salary

Compensation for Cocktail Servers includes a healthy addition of tips, which amount to an average $8.49 per hour out of the total hourly pay of $16.60. The vast majority (87 percent) of Cocktail Servers who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to more than a third, and about one in four earn dental coverage. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Cocktail Servers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$2.46 - $10.35
(Median)
$2
$8
$10
MEDIAN: $8.00
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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.
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$2.46 - $10.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.47 - $15.21  
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.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,100  
   
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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$12,368 - $41,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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 21%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 63%
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