Waiter/Waitress Counter Salary

The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress Counter is $8.47 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$11,000 - $26,499
$12K
MEDIAN: $12,208
50%

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$3.50 - $10.51
$3
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.52
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50%
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$0$26K
Salary $12,208
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$10,775 - $26,742
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$10
Hourly Rate $3.50 - $10.51
Hourly Tips $0.10 - $4.67
Annual Data $0$26K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$10,775 - $26,742
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Waiter/Waitress Counter

Counter waiters and waitresses work with kitchen staff, shift leaders, and managers to serve customers food from a counter (such as at a diner or take-out counter). These waiters are generally responsible for preparing tables or eating areas for customers' meals, taking patrons' orders, answering any questions, and making suggestions based on patron's wants. They are also in charge of writing down and processing food orders, serving food, and responding to any customer needs to ensure a pleasant dining experience. If the customer has any problems, the waiter must immediately take action to resolve any issues and (if required) involve management to ensure the customer is satisfied. In facilities that serve alcoholic beverages, counter waiters check IDs to confirm patrons are of legal age to drink alcoholic beverages.

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Waiter/Waitress Counter Tasks

  • Greet customers, answer questions and take orders.
  • Answer phones, provide directions and record take-out orders.
  • Use register and credit card payment systems, balancing at the end of each shift.
  • Clean and disinfect counters, serving implements, dishes, and other items.
  • Serve food and beverages, keep counter tidy and collect payment.

Waiter/Waitress Counter Job Listings

Waiter/Waitress Counter Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Waiter/Waitress Counter?

Waiter/Waitress Counter in Roanoke:
"BE ready to know nothing, observe everything, and do all tasks."
Put ur work FACE on, upon entering the doors.each customer deserves a great n comforatable dining experience wen in your work zone, so offer help, estabish eye contact wen speaking/interacting with ccustomers, fellow Employees, n managers.good two.way communication between u n other staff members/managers, will ensure a better work environment, as well as a more profitble one.

Waiter/Waitress Counter in Wilsonville:
"A very great experience there is lots of communicantion."
Pros: What I like most about my job is meeting new people and I love the fact that the work environment itself makes work the best I also love that we get a decent amount of hours and pay.
Cons: Sometimes dealing with customers can be a little chaotic and it really can get frustrating.

Key Stats for Waiter/Waitress Counter

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Waiter/Waitress Counter Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 76%
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