The average rate for a Banquet Server is C$12.00 per hour.

C$9.90 - C$15.30
C$9
C$12
C$15
MEDIAN: C$11.59
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$16
Hourly Rate C$9.90 - C$15.30
Hourly Tips C$0.41 - C$9.28
Overtime C$16.14
Annual Data C$0C$36K
Total Pay (?
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C$21,279 - C$36,028
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

Job Description for Banquet Server

Banquet servers work as part of a team to serve food and beverages at events. They are involved in all aspects of banquets, such as setting up tables, folding napkins, serving guests, and cleaning up. These individuals may also be required to perform basic kitchen tasks as needed. Banquet servers must be courteous and responsive to the needs of guests, ensuring attendees are properly served. Banquet servers work in a variety of settings, such as hotels, college campuses, and independent catering companies. Wages vary depending on the employer; some banquet servers work for an hourly wage plus tips, and others receive an hourly wage plus a portion of the cost of the event. Hours vary depending on the needs of the employer, although evening and weekend events are common.

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Banquet Server Tasks

  • Serve food and drink to guests, relaying special orders to kitchen staff.
  • Prepare and break-down banquet room, including tables, buffet, and food displays, as per supervisor's instruction.
  • Welcome guests upon arrival and respond to all questions and complaints.
  • Maintain cleanliness of banquet room throughout event, bussing tables and sanitizing service areas.

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Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Server

Pay by Experience for a Banquet Server has a positive trend. An entry-level Banquet Server with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Banquet Server with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$27,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Banquet Server which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 7 salaries. A Banquet Server with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$26,637

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

Key Stats for Banquet Server

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Banquet Server Salaries

▲27%

▲1%

National Average
C$27,000

▼1%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 74%