Entry-Level Food Service Worker Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Food Service Worker is $8.85 per hour.
Entry-Level Food Service Worker Total Pay (?
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$7,453 - $35,344
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20,133
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Entry-Level Food Service Worker Total Pay (?
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$7.43 - $12.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$7,453 - $35,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $1,200  
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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$15,359 - $27,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 855
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.43 - $12.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.03  
Overtime
$1.53 - $19.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $1,200  
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).
)
$15,359 - $27,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 855
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$19,000
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Gender

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Male
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 62%
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