Average Mid-Career Waiter/Waitress Hourly Pay

$7.27
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$2.54
MEDIAN
$7.27
90%
$14.24

The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress is $7.27

Hourly Rate
$3 - $14
Bonus
$73 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $31k
Commission
$0 - $18k
Total Pay
$6k - $39k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
76.2%
Male
23.8%
This data is based on 130 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

19%

Dental

10%

Vision

8%

None

81%