Entry-Level Restaurant Host/Hostess Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Restaurant Host/Hostess earns an average wage of $8.35 per hour.
Entry-Level Restaurant Host/Hostess Total Pay (?
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$13,574 - $32,973
(Median)
14K
30K
33K
MEDIAN: $17,279
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Entry-Level Restaurant Host/Hostess Total Pay (?
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$7.19 - $11.44
(Median)
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11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$13,574 - $32,973  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $193.92  
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).
)
$15,129 - $25,097  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.19 - $11.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $5.33  
Overtime
$7.85 - $18.87  
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 - $193.92  
   
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).
)
$15,129 - $25,097  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,155
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 38%
Washington
up arrow 19%
Chicago
up arrow 16%
Seattle
up arrow 15%
Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
San Diego
up arrow 7%
Houston
0%
National Average
$18,000
Cincinnati
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Orlando
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Gender

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Male
16%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 86%
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