The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress, Hotel is AU$20.20.
Is Waiter/Waitress, Hotel your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
AU$15 - AU$25
AU$0 - AU$100
AU$31,827 - AU$52,066
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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…Read more
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.
Waiter/Waitress, Hotel Job Listings
Popular Skills for Waiter/Waitress, Hotel
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Customer Service, English Language, Oral / Verbal Communication, Food Safety and Cash Handling are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitress, Hotel
An entry-level Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$18.50 based on 57 salaries. An early career Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$19.92 based on 106 salaries. A mid-career Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.70 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.74 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Waiter/Waitress, Hotel in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 3.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (1.4% more) and Gold Coast, Queensland (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (19.2% less), Bendigo, Victoria (1.8% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.7% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 226 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
AU$16 - AU$25
AU$20 - AU$29
AU$17 - AU$26
AU$19 - AU$27
AU$15 - AU$23
AU$19 - AU$29
AU$18 - AU$27
AU$19 - AU$30
AU$18 - AU$27
AU$18 - AU$28