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Entry-Level Waiter/Waitress Salary

An Entry-Level Waiter/Waitress earns an average wage of $4.74 per hour.
$7,047 - $38,144
(Median)
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38K
MEDIAN: $18,000
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$2.18 - $9.13
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $4.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$7,047 - $38,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $596  
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).
)
$6,245 - $30,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$2.18 - $9.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50 - $13.73  
Overtime
$1.02 - $14.97  
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 - $596  
   
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).
)
$6,245 - $30,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,266
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 87%