Average Entry-Level Waiter/Waitress Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$6.15
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$3.75
MEDIAN
$6.15
90%
$15

The average hourly pay for a Waiter/Waitress is $6.15

Hourly Rate
$4 - $15
Total Pay
$11k - $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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Gender Breakdown

Female
71.4%
Male
28.6%
This data is based on 7 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

13%

Dental

13%

Vision

13%

None

88%