Food Server, Kitchen Salary

The average wage for a Food Server, Kitchen is $8.07 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$3.82 - $10.21
(Median)
$3
$8
$10
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$3.82 - $10.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $19.27  
Overtime
$3.26 - $17.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $550  
   
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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$10,500 - $31,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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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

  • 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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Experience Affects Food Server, Kitchen Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$18,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 16% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 84%
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