The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress Captain is AU$21.05 per hour.

AU$26,962 - AU$55,787
AU$27K
AU$45K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$44,622
10%
50%
90%
AU$14.94 - AU$24.37
AU$15
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$20.08
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$26,962 - AU$55,787
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$30,430 - AU$52,166
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$24
Hourly Rate AU$14.94 - AU$24.37
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$2.01
Overtime AU$15.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
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$30,430 - AU$52,166
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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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Waiter/Waitress Captain Tasks

  • Schedule and oversee team of servers.
  • Ensure proper levels of sanitation and cleanliness.
  • Take food and beverage orders, give food orders to kitchen, and deliver orders.
  • Communicate and coordinate with serves and kitchen staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitress Captain

Pay by Experience for a Waiter/Waitress Captain has a positive trend. An entry-level Waiter/Waitress Captain with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Waiter/Waitress Captain with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Waiter/Waitress Captain which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 6 salaries. A Waiter/Waitress Captain with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,294

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Waiter/Waitress Captain

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Captain Salaries

▲20%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼1%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%