Food Server, Kitchen Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Food Server, Kitchen is $7.12 per hour.
Food Server, Kitchen Salary (?
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$7,248 - $39,479
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MEDIAN: $23,331
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Food Server, Kitchen Salary (?
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$2.20 - $9.34
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MEDIAN: $7.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$7,248 - $39,479  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,381  
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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$9,205 - $33,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$2.20 - $9.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.97 - $16.77  
Overtime
$3.40 - $14.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,381  
   
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).
)
$9,205 - $33,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 301
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Job Description for Food Server, Kitchen

  • Input the order to the kitchen.
  • Record the details of the order from the guests.
  • When complete, retrieve order the from kitchen, confirm its accuracy, and deliver to guest.
  • 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.

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Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 76%