Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Food Service Worker is $9.91
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Workers?
An entry-level Food Service Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $8.75 based on 5 salaries. An early career Food Service Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.48 based on 12 salaries.
What Do Food Service Workers Do?
A food service worker may work as a waiter, waitress or bartender at a restaurant; they may or may not need a certificate or license. Some industries consider bussers and dishwashers to be food service workers. Food service workers can find employment in hospital, nursing home, or school, among many other institutions.
Serving food and drinks is usually the main responsibility for a food service worker. For example, a food service worker in a school cafeteria may serve food to a line of …Read more
- Prepares food orders.
- Works as short order cook.
- Complete multiple cash and charge transactions.
- Serves retail food items.