Valet Salary

A Valet earns an average wage of $9.24 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$14,112 - $49,316
$14K
$24K
$49K
MEDIAN: $24,306
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50%
90%

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$6.85 - $12.72
$6
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$14,112 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$16,857 - $31,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$6.85 - $12.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $7.66  
Overtime
$8.43 - $20.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$16,857 - $31,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 177

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Job Description for Valet

Valets, also known as valet parking attendants, are responsible for parking guests' automobiles safely and efficiently in designated parking locations. Many work for high-end restaurants, hotels, and clubs.

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Valet Tasks

  • Park and retrieve vehicles in parking lots for customers.
  • Inspect vehicles and identify and report any damage.
  • Calculate parking fees and collect payment.
  • Greet customers, open doors, and issue ticket stubs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Valet

Pay by Experience for a Valet has a positive trend. An entry-level Valet with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Valet with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Valet which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 11 salaries. A Valet with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 5 salaries.

Valet Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Valet?

Valet in Tulsa:
"Fast paced work."
Pros: Great coworkers, fun place to work.
Cons: Event nights are very hectic and intoxicated patrons can be abusive.

Valet in Cincinnati:
"If There Is A Hell On Earth, Its Here."
Pros: The only good thing about the job was the different types of people that came in and the fast paced environment.
Cons: The pay is only $60 per week, and only 10 hours a week. From 9pm till 3am standing in a bar restroom I wouldn't recommend it to anyone ever.

Key Stats for Valet

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Valet Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$22,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 69%
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