Food Server, Kitchen Salary

The average pay for a Food Server, Kitchen is $9.60 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$6,981 - $51,521
$7K
$13K
$52K
MEDIAN: $13,358
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50%
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$7.99 - $12.42
$8
$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$6,981 - $51,521  
   
Bonus
$175.00  
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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$16,293 - $30,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.99 - $12.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.85  
Overtime
$5.36 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$175.00  
   
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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$16,293 - $30,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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Job Description for Food Server, Kitchen

Most of the time, food servers, kitchen, work for restaurants. They may also work for hospital kitchens, corporate cafeterias, or wealthy households. Food servers, kitchen, may also be required to work as bussers, waiters, or counter attendants. Food servers, kitchen, must deliver food from their kitchen to their guests in a timely manner. Food servers, kitchen, may also perform a variety of tasks, such as stocking supplies, cleaning their employer's kitchen, or ordering supplies from authorized vendors.

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Food Server, Kitchen Tasks

  • Greet guests in a friendly and courteous manner and explain any specials and restaurant promotions for guest awareness.
  • Operate procedures to pre-check order and close out the check.
  • When complete, retrieve order the from kitchen, confirm its accuracy, and deliver to guest.
  • Input the order to the kitchen.
  • Record the details of the order from the guests.

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Q: What is it like working as a Food Server, Kitchen?

Food Server, Kitchen in Newtown:
"How to deal with customers when angry."
Be ready to deal with old people. Be quick to serve and be patient.

Key Stats for Food Server, Kitchen

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Food Server, Kitchen Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 65%
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