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Waitstaff Salary

How much does a Waitstaff make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Waitstaff

$27,775 (USD)/yr

$13 (USD)/hr

$1,461 (USD)/yr

$27,509 (USD)/yr

$13 (USD)/hr

$1,461 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment. Excludes "Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop" (35-3022).
The average waitstaff salary in United States is $27,775 or an equivalent hourly rate of $13. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,461. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$21,757 (USD)

$32,579 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$32,199 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Waitstaff will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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