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Average Busboy Hourly Pay

$8.91
Avg. Hourly Rate
$2,100
Bonus
$545
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Busboy is $8.91.
10%
$6.90
MEDIAN
$8.91
90%
$12.24
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Hourly Rate
$7 - $12
Bonus
$0 - $2,100
Profit Sharing
$0 - $545
Total Pay
$14,693 - $27,560
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What Do Busboys Do?

Busboy Tasks
  • Clean tables after guests have left and set up tables with clean silverware, glassware and napkins.
  • Assist wait staff and kitchen staff in various ways.
  • Stock needed supplies.
  • Check off and pick up storeroom supplies.
  • Set up and maintain cleanliness of work station.

Job Satisfaction for Busboy

3.8 out of 5
(9)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Busboys?

An entry-level Busboy with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $8.60 based on 27 salaries. An early career Busboy with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $8.99 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Busboy with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.50 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.0%
Early Career
69.4%
Mid Career
5.6%