Average Waiter/Waitress Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$18.07
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
10%
A$12.47
MEDIAN
A$18.07
90%
A$24.67

The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress is AU$18.07

Hourly Rate
AU$12 - AU$25
Bonus
AU$8 - AU$3k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$350
Total Pay
AU$26k - AU$51k
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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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FAQs About Waiter/Waitresses

What is the highest pay for Waiter/Waitresses?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Waiter/Waitress is A$24.67 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Waiter/Waitresses?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Waiter/Waitress is A$12.47 / hour

How can Waiter/Waitresses increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Waiter/Waitress is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Waiter/Waitress that oversees more junior Waiter/Waitresses, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.