The average wage for a Waiter/Waitress is C$10.25 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$12,011 - C$71,517
C$12K
C$24K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$24,140
10%
50%
90%
C$8.80 - C$12.65
C$8
C$10
C$13
MEDIAN: C$10.33
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$12,011 - C$71,517
Bonus C$100
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$18,851 - C$39,145
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data C$0C$18
Hourly Rate C$8.80 - C$12.65
Hourly Tips C$0.98 - C$16.08
Overtime C$6.04 - C$18.55
Annual Data C$0C$39K
Bonus C$100
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$18,851 - C$39,145
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 260

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 C$25,000 based on 192 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 C$29,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Waiter/Waitress which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 27 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 C$30,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$25,407

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

Waiter/Waitress Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Waiter/Waitress?

Waiter/Waitress in Toronto:
"Flexible, welcoming,"
Pros: Free Food, great people.
Cons: Not enough hours.

Waiter/Waitress in Toronto:
"I Like My Job."
Pros: My co-workers, making the customers happy and selling a great product.
Cons: The customers, the work environment can be hostile, lack or organization and respect, ignorance, and the prices of the product.

Key Stats for Waiter/Waitress

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
C$25,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 84%