The average pay for a Food Server, Kitchen is $9.39 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$5,985 - $193,916
(Median)
$6K
$14K
$190K
MEDIAN: $14,400
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$7.95 - $12.50
(Median)
$7
$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$5,985 - $193,916  
   
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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$15,912 - $30,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.95 - $12.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.39  
Overtime
$5.25 - $26.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$15,912 - $30,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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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What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

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Experience Affects Food Server, Kitchen Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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