Average Server Hourly Pay at Olive Garden Restaurants

$4.21
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The average hourly pay for a Server at Olive Garden Restaurants is $4.21.
10%
$2.10
MEDIAN
$4.21
90%
$11.71
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Hourly Rate
$2 - $12
Total Pay
$5,543 - $37,700

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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 Denny's, Waffle House, Inc. and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Chili's Grill & Bar where the average pay is $8.06. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Denny's and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., earning around $4.96 and $4.57, respectively. IHOP pays the lowest at around $2.73. Waffle House, Inc. and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $3.06 and $3.23, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Server

An entry-level Server with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $4.81 based on 8 salaries. An early career Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $4.13 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $4.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $2.18 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $2.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
61.8%
Mid Career
8.8%
Experienced
7.4%
Late Career
10.3%