Average Banquet Server Hourly Pay

$11.13
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$175
Bonus
$1,000
Commission
$4,750
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The average hourly pay for a Banquet Server is $11.13.
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$7.60
MEDIAN
$11.13
90%
$17.13
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $17
Bonus
$49 - $1,021
Profit Sharing
$509 - $10,084
Commission
$350 - $21,000
Total Pay
$17,424 - $43,784
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What Do Banquet Servers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Banquet Server

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What Are Popular Skills for Banquet Servers?

Skills in Customer Service, Cleaning, Food Preparation and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Servers?

An entry-level Banquet Server with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.25 based on 21 salaries. An early career Banquet Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.63 based on 176 salaries. A mid-career Banquet Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.39 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Banquet Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.20 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Banquet Server in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 68.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (23.6% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (16.7% less), Jacksonville, Florida (5.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 381 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.5%
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
18.6%
Late Career
12.1%