A Waiter/Waitress Captain earns an average wage of $8.19 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Waiter/Waitress Captain Total Pay (?
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$11,857 - $49,099
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49K
MEDIAN: $27,600
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Waiter/Waitress Captain Total Pay (?
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$2.87 - $16.32
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MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$11,857 - $49,099  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$13,511 - $49,941  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$2.87 - $16.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.98 - $21.11  
Overtime
$4.06 - $23.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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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$13,511 - $49,941  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Job Description for Waiter/Waitress Captain
The waiter/waitress captain is the person that has been put in charge of the rest of a restaurant's serving staff. They generally are promoted to this position after having worked as a waiter/waitress first at a given restaurant. This person must be familiar with everything the restaurant has to offer: This includes menus, bar items, entertainment and any other thing a customer might ask about. Though they oversee the dining room and lead the serving staff, they usually still wait on tables.
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Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Captain Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
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National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 15 votes.
Gender
Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 61%
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