The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress, Hotel in United Kingdom is £6.83.
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Job Description for Waiter/Waitress, Hotel
A waiter/waitress who works in a hotel generally serves food and/or drinks to the hotel's patrons. A hotel's waiter/waitress job typically includes seating customers, giving them menu suggestions, taking their food and drink orders, delivering the food and preparing the bill for it. A college or advanced degree is generally not required for this type of position; many waiters/waitresses only have a high school diploma or GED. There may, however, be an age restriction for applicants who apply for…Read more
Waiter/Waitress, Hotel Tasks
- Provide table service, taking orders, delivering food, checking in with customers, and responding to requests.
- Addresses and resolves customer complaints and issues, relaying information to supervisors.
- Assist guests in selecting food and beverages, providing suggestions, daily specials, and sharing recipe ingredients.
- Places guest orders at the back of the house.
- Serve, collect, and process tickets and payments.
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Popular Skills for Waiter/Waitress, Hotel
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, English Language and Food Safety are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.
Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitress, Hotel
An entry-level Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £6.53 based on 37 salaries. An early career Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £6.78 based on 186 salaries. A mid-career Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.31 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Waiter/Waitress, Hotel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.42 based on 17 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Waiter/Waitress, Hotel in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 8.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brighton, England: East Sussex (8.1% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (11.7% less).
Years of Experience
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