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Entry-Level Waiter/Waitress Salary

An Entry-Level Waiter/Waitress earns an average wage of $4.91 per hour.

$8,094 - $39,255
(Median)
$8K
$18K
$39K
MEDIAN: $18,178
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90%

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$2.19 - $9.60
(Median)
$2
$4
$9
MEDIAN: $4.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$8,094 - $39,255  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $490.25  
Profit Sharing
$190.00 - $6,300  
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).
)
$6,627 - $30,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate 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$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$2.19 - $9.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.30 - $14.08  
Overtime
$0.40 - $14.93  
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.
)
$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $490.25  
   
Profit Sharing
$190.00 - $6,300  
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).
)
$6,627 - $30,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,117

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Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 86%
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