Maitre d' Salary

A Maitre d' earns an average wage of $13.66 per hour.

$27,000 - $50,000
$44K
MEDIAN: $44,219
50%

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$9.93 - $19.12
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.66
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50%
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$0$51K
Salary $44,219
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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$23,985 - $51,521
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 28 Oct 2016
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.93 - $19.12
Hourly Tips $3.93
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$51K
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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$23,985 - $51,521
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 28 Oct 2016
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Maitre d'

Although the position is not quite as common in fine dining restaurants as it once was, many such establishments still utilize the services of a maitre d'. The term is a shortened version of the French phrase “maitre d'hotel”, which literally means “master of the house”. The maitre d' may directly report to a front of house manager, or this job title may simply be the one the restaurant uses interchangeably for that position.

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Maitre d' Tasks

  • Handle customer complaints and requests.
  • Provide table service.
  • Ensure effective operations in compliance with federal and local regulations.
  • Supervise staffing and assist with scheduling.
  • Supervise guest seating and reservation arrangements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maitre d'

Pay by Experience for a Maitre d' has a positive trend. An entry-level Maitre d' with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maitre d' with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Maitre d' which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 8 salaries. A Maitre d' with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Maitre d'

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Maitre d' Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 60%
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