Average Food Server Hourly Pay

$10.52
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$6.83
MEDIAN
$10.52
90%
$14.53

The average hourly pay for a Food Server is $10.52

Hourly Rate
$7 - $15
Bonus
$13 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Commission
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$15k - $31k
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What Do Food Servers Do?

Food Server Tasks
  • Greet guests in a friendly and courteous manner and explain any specials and restaurant promotions for guest awareness.
  • Operate procedures to pre-check order and close out the check.
  • When complete, retrieve order the from kitchen, confirm its accuracy, and deliver to guest.
  • Input the order to the kitchen.
  • Record the details of the order from the guests.
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Job Satisfaction for Food Server

3.8 out of 5
(62)
Highly Satisfied
5Reviews
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Gender Breakdown

Female
80.9%
Male
18.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 110 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

28%

Dental

22%

Vision

20%

None

72%