Average Server Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$10.84
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The average hourly pay for a Server in San Diego, California is $10.84.
10%
$9.00
MEDIAN
$10.84
90%
$13.00
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Total Pay
$20,548 - $50,146

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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.

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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 $10.34 based on 6 salaries. An early career Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.38 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.49 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Server in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (73.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (71.8% less) and Orlando, Florida (51.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.3%
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
19.0%