Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress is $9.05
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Waiter/Waitresses?
A mid-career Waiter/Waitress with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Waiter/Waitress with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $5.08 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Waiter/Waitresses Do?
The job responsibilities of a waiter can vary depending upon the type of establishment in which they are employed. However, no matter what their specific job duties may be, there are a few skills that are universal and must be followed at all times. A few of those skills include kindness, punctuality, multitasking, and the ability to take directions clearly. A waiter or waitress shoulders a large responsibility when it comes to the reputation of a specific restaurant, as one poor performance …Read more
- 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.