Average Entry-Level Server Hourly Pay at Denny's

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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Server at Denny's is $4.94.
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Job Description for Server

Server Tasks
  • Maintain table appearance by pre-bussing, check drink levels and remove clutter.
  • Keep station clean, set up and take down station tables appropriately.
  • Present check for payment and provides change as needed.
  • Take food and beverage orders, give food orders to kitchen and deliver orders.
The top respondents for the job title Server are from the companies Pizza Hut, Inc., Texas Roadhouse, Inc and Crackerbarrel. Reported salaries are highest at Olive Garden Restaurants where the average pay is $4.81. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pizza Hut, Inc. and Pizzahut, earning around $4.23 and $4.00, respectively. IHOP pays the lowest at around $2.51. Crackerbarrel and Waffle House, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $2.82 and $3.03, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Server

An early career Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $3.98 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $8.00 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $2.83 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $2.

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