Cocktail Server Salary

Cocktail Servers get a nice boost in their paychecks from tips, which amount to half of their total hourly pay of $16.57 on average. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Over a third enjoy medical while one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in five. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Cocktail Servers are female. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$2.54 - $10.41
(Median)
$2
$8
$10
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$2.54 - $10.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.27 - $15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$12,007 - $41,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 22%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
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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