Average Experienced Server Hourly Pay at Denny's

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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Server at Denny's is $2.83.
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$2 - $11
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$9,594 - $31,739

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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 Crackerbarrel, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar and Chili's Grill & Bar. Reported salaries are highest at The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. where the average pay is $6.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Chili's Grill & Bar and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, earning around $6.07 and $4.21, respectively. IHOP pays the lowest at around $2.18. Crackerbarrel and Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $2.31 and $2.33, 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 $4.94 based on 8 salaries. An early career Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $2.

Years of Experience

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