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

An Entry-Level Restaurant Host/Hostess earns an average wage of $8.36 per hour.
Entry-Level Restaurant Host/Hostess Total Pay (?
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$13,702 - $32,681
(Median)
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33K
MEDIAN: $17,059
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Entry-Level Restaurant Host/Hostess Total Pay (?
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$7.18 - $11.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$13,702 - $32,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $199.33  
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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$15,122 - $25,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.18 - $11.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25 - $5.35  
Overtime
$7.94 - $19.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $199.33  
   
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).
)
$15,122 - $25,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,193
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 37%
Washington
up arrow 19%
Los Angeles
up arrow 16%
Las Vegas
up arrow 16%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
Seattle
up arrow 15%
San Diego
up arrow 13%
National Average
$18,000
Orlando
up arrow 1%
Cincinnati
up arrow 1%
Houston
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Gender

Female
83%
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Male
17%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 86%
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