Average Waiter/Waitress Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$9.97
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$4.70
MEDIAN
$9.97
90%
$15.55

The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress is $9.97

Hourly Rate
$5 - $16
Bonus
$125 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$9k - $46k
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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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FAQs About Waiter/Waitresses

What is the highest pay for Waiter/Waitresses in New York?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Waiter/Waitress in New York is $15.55 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Waiter/Waitresses in New York?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Waiter/Waitress in New York is $4.70 / hour

How can Waiter/Waitresses increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Waiter/Waitress is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Waiter/Waitress that oversees more junior Waiter/Waitresses, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.