Average Waiter/Waitress Hourly Pay

$7.32
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$2.39
MEDIAN
$7.32
90%
$12.94

The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress is $7.32

Hourly Rate
$2 - $13
Bonus
$10 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$3 - $26k
Commission
$970 - $31k
Total Pay
$5k - $31k
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What Do Waiter/Waitresses Do?

Waiter/Waitress 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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Job Satisfaction for Waiter/Waitress

3.7 out of 5
(317)
Highly Satisfied
107Reviews
Based on 317 responses, the job of Waiter/Waitress has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.68 out of 5. On average, Waiter/Waitresss are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
75.5%
Male
24.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 674 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

12%

Dental

6%

Vision

5%

None

87%