Server Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

584 SalariesUpdated Oct 17, 2020

Average Base Pay
$22,822 / yr
5% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$22,485
Range$2,934 - $54,790

How much does a Server make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Server is $22,822 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 584 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Server employees in Chicago, IL.

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Server/Bartender$21K

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Lettuce Entertain You

$46,504/yr

Range: $30K - $71K

11 salaries

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$46,504/yr
$30K$71K

Server - Hourly

Lettuce Entertain You

$6/hr

Range: $5 - $7

10 salaries

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$6/hr
$5$7

Server - Hourly

Blue Plate Catering

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $17

10 salaries

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$15/hr
$14$17

Server - Hourly

Grand Lux Cafe

$6/hr

Range: $5 - $8

6 salaries

See 22 salaries from all locations

$6/hr
$5$8

Server - Hourly

Giordano's Pizza

$5/hr

Range: $5 - $12

6 salaries

See 15 salaries from all locations

$5/hr
$5$12

Server - Hourly

Doc B's Fresh Kitchen

$6/hr

Range: $4 - $6

6 salaries

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$6/hr
$4$6

Server - Hourly

Boka Restaurant Group

$5/hr

Range: $4 - $6

6 salaries

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$5/hr
$4$6

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Server - Hourly

Four Corners

$6/hr

Range: $5 - $7

6 salaries

See 9 salaries from all locations

$6/hr
$5$7

Server - Hourly

Buffalo Wild Wings

$5/hr

Range: $5 - $6

5 salaries

See 483 salaries from all locations

$5/hr
$5$6

Server - Hourly

Food For Thought (Chicago)

$14/hr

Range: $13 - $15

5 salaries

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$14/hr
$13$15

Server - Hourly

Applebee's

$4/hr

Range: $3 - $10

4 salaries

See 570 salaries from all locations

$4/hr
$3$10

Server - Hourly

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

$6/hr

Range: $3 - $7

4 salaries

See 822 salaries from all locations

$6/hr
$3$7

Server - Hourly

Lettuce Entertain You

$5/hr

Range: $5 - $17

4 salaries

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$5/hr
$5$17

Server - Hourly

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

$11/hr

Range: $5 - $18

4 salaries

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$11/hr
$5$18

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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

$6/hr

Range: $5 - $12

4 salaries

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$6/hr
$5$12

Server - Hourly

Flat Top Grill

$5/hr

Range: $5 - $7

4 salaries

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$5/hr
$5$7

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Brookdale Senior Living

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $11

3 salaries

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$11/hr
$9$11

Server - Hourly

The Cheesecake Factory

$5/hr

Range: $5 - $5

3 salaries

See 413 salaries from all locations

$5/hr
$5$5

Server - Hourly

Outback Steakhouse

$5/hr

Range: $4 - $6

3 salaries

See 382 salaries from all locations

$5/hr
$4$6

Server - Hourly

Levy

$11/hr

Range: $5 - $18

3 salaries

See 32 salaries from all locations

$11/hr
$5$18
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent server salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$13
hourly
A Dining Room Server reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Food Server reported making $15 per hour
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Part-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Server/Waitress reported making $12 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
A Food Server reported making $10 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$30,000
per year
A Server reported making $30,000 per year
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Full-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Server reported making $15 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Server/Waiter reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$144k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
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