Waiter/Waitress, Hotel Salary
For Hotel Waiters or Waitresses, bonuses and commissions account for a significant portion of income and add up to 257 percent of their $29K yearly pay. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Close to one-half enjoy medical while nearly one-seventh get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-tenth. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction.
|Salary||$14,303 - $152,679|
|Total Pay (||$15,432 - $85,818|
|Hourly Rate||$6.88 - $15.70|
|Hourly Tips||$0.38 - $29.67|
|Overtime||$4.90 - $484.79|
|Total Pay (||$15,432 - $85,818|
Job Description for Waiter/Waitress, Hotel
A waiter/waitress who works in a hotel generally serves food and/or drinks to the hotel's patrons. A hotel's waiter/waitress job typically includes seating customers, giving them menu suggestions, taking their food and drink orders, delivering the food and preparing the bill for it. A college or advanced degree is generally not required for this type of position; many waiters/waitresses only have a high school diploma or GED. There may, however, be an age restriction for applicants who apply for this kind of job if the establishment serves alcoholic beverages. Regardless, the waiter/waitress should be proficient in math, be able to run a cash register, have good people skills and legible hand writing. This job can be demanding both physically and mentally demanding due to the heavy lifting, long hours that are often required, the need to be on one's feet most of the time and the large amount of walking that's inherent in a restaurant or bar setting.Read More...
While being a waiter/waitress requires good people skills, it never hurts to have a good sense of humor and to be courteous, polite and friendly when unexpected situations arise that need to be handled in a delicate matter in order to keep the customer happy. Other possible duties of a waiter/waitress hotel worker may include cleaning tables, refilling condiments, sweeping the floors, washing dishes, and occasionally plating or garnishing the food in order to provide the fastest quality service possible to the customer which ensures that they will come back again and again. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Waiter/Waitress, Hotel Tasks
- Provide table service, taking orders, delivering food, checking in with customers, and responding to requests.
- Addresses and resolves customer complaints and issues, relaying information to supervisors.
- Assist guests in selecting food and beverages, providing suggestions, daily specials, and sharing recipe ingredients.
- Places guest orders at the back of the house.
- Serve, collect, and process tickets and payments.
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Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitress, Hotel
Pay by Experience for a Waiter/Waitress, Hotel has a positive trend. An entry-level Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Waiter/Waitress, Hotel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 17 salaries. A Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 6 salaries.
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