Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop Salary

The average wage for a Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop is $9.23 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$18,867 - $40,695
$34K
MEDIAN: $33,600
50%

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$7.35 - $13.25
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.08
10%
50%
90%

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$0$40K
Salary $33,600
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,319 - $30,658
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$13
Hourly Rate $7.35 - $13.25
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.92
Overtime $10.25
Annual Data $0$30K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,319 - $30,658
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

Job Description for Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop

  • Oversee and monitor customer traffic flow, communicate clearly, and ensure quality of experience.
  • Seat customers at clean tables, and identify special needs and concerns.
  • Answer phones and emails, take reservations, and communicate special customer needs to staff.
  • Monitor dining room and make sure tables are properly set.

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Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop?

Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop in Detroit:
"Event Director Salary Review."
Pros: Opportunities in learning fine dining. Customer services.
Cons: Hours of long standing. No real breaks.

Key Stats for Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Host / Hostess of Restaurant, Lounge, or Coffee Shop Salaries

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$20,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 79%