Average Restaurant Host/Hostess Hourly Pay

$9.92
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$7.64
MEDIAN
$9.92
90%
$13.50

The average hourly pay for a Restaurant Host/Hostess is $9.92

Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Bonus
$1 - $1k
Profit Sharing
$2 - $8k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$16k - $29k
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What Do Restaurant Host/Hostesses Do?

Restaurant Host/Hostess Tasks
  • Greet customers and answer questions about timing, menus, and the restaurant.
  • Provide information about specials and changes to the menu.
  • Assist staff with maintaining a clean and efficient restaurant.
  • Answer the phones and email and take reservations.
  • Seat customers at available tables and provide the menu.
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Job Satisfaction for Restaurant Host/Hostess

3.6 out of 5
(415)
Highly Satisfied
52Reviews
Based on 415 responses, the job of Restaurant Host/Hostess has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.62 out of 5. On average, Restaurant Host/Hostesss are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
79.5%
Male
20.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 884 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

17%

Dental

11%

Vision

9%

None

82%