The average rate for a Server is C$10.66 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$8,515 - C$43,701
C$9K
C$17K
C$44K
MEDIAN: C$17,267
10%
50%
90%
C$9.09 - C$13.43
C$9
C$11
C$13
MEDIAN: C$10.55
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$43K
Salary C$8,515 - C$43,701
Bonus C$200
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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C$20,541 - C$40,385
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data C$0C$31
Hourly Rate C$9.09 - C$13.43
Hourly Tips C$0.87 - C$15.25
Overtime C$13.57 - C$31.09
Annual Data C$0C$40K
Bonus C$200
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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C$20,541 - C$40,385
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 508

Job Description for Server

A server works in a restaurant or bar, acting as the go-between from the guests at a table and the kitchen or bartender. He or she takes orders, delivers food and beverages, and helps ensure quality standards. In many establishments, the server also furnishes a bill and facilitates payment for the guests.

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Server 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.

Server Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Server

Pay by Experience for a Server has a positive trend. An entry-level Server with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 231 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$30,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Server which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$28,000 based on 42 salaries. A 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$30,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$27,264

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

Key Stats for Server

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Server Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲8%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
C$27,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 82%