Average Waiter/Waitress Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$17.61
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
10%
A$12.02
MEDIAN
A$17.61
90%
A$23.89

The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress is AU$17.61

Hourly Rate
AU$12 - AU$24
Bonus
AU$2 - AU$1k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$650
Total Pay
AU$25k - AU$50k
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What Do Waiter/Waitresses Do?

Waiter/Waitress Tasks
  • Maintain table appearance by pre-bussing, check drink levels and remove clutter.
  • Keep station clean, set up and take down station tables appropriately.
  • Present check for payment and provides change as needed.
  • Take food and beverage orders, give food orders to kitchen and deliver orders.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
79.0%
Male
20.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 966 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

3%

Dental

0%

Vision

0%

None

97%