Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $18K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $28K. Restaurant Servers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $23K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $26K on average.