The average wage for a Waiter/Waitress in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$16.99 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$15,932 - AU$45,816
AU$16K
AU$36K
AU$46K
MEDIAN: AU$35,686
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50%
90%
AU$11.57 - AU$21.86
AU$12
AU$17
AU$22
MEDIAN: AU$16.99
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$46K
Salary AU$15,932 - AU$45,816
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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AU$23,598 - AU$46,049
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data AU$0AU$21
Hourly Rate AU$11.57 - AU$21.86
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$2.41
Overtime AU$18.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$46K
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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AU$23,598 - AU$46,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 268

Waiter/Waitress Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitress

Pay by Experience for a Waiter/Waitress has a positive trend. An entry-level Waiter/Waitress with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$35,000 based on 254 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Waiter/Waitress with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Waiter/Waitress which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 17 salaries. A Waiter/Waitress with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Waiter/Waitress

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Salaries

▲14%

▲14%

▲12%

National Average
AU$36,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%