Food Server Salaries

889 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

Average Base Pay
$29,425 / yr
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How much does a Food Server make?

The national average salary for a Food Server is $29,425 in United States. Filter by location to see Food Server salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 889 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Food Server employees.

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Food Server - Hourly

Chili's Grill and Bar

$6/hr

Range: $2 - $22

146 salaries

$6/hr
$2$22

Food Server - Hourly

Applebee's

$5/hr

Range: $2 - $19

130 salaries

$5/hr
$2$19

Food Server - Hourly

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

$5/hr

Range: $2 - $20

118 salaries

$5/hr
$2$20

Food Server - Hourly

Chili's Grill and Bar

$5/hr

Range: $1 - $27

94 salaries

$5/hr
$1$27

Food Server - Hourly

Buffalo Wild Wings

$5/hr

Range: $2 - $14

94 salaries

$5/hr
$2$14

Food Server - Hourly

Applebee's

$4/hr

Range: $2 - $20

90 salaries

$4/hr
$2$20

Food Server - Hourly

Outback Steakhouse

$5/hr

Range: $2 - $23

81 salaries

$5/hr
$2$23

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Food Server - Hourly

The Cheesecake Factory

$9/hr

Range: $2 - $23

80 salaries

$9/hr
$2$23

Food Server - Hourly

The Cheesecake Factory

$9/hr

Range: $2 - $20

74 salaries

$9/hr
$2$20

Food Server - Hourly

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

$4/hr

Range: $2 - $32

72 salaries

$4/hr
$2$32

Food Server - Hourly

Cracker Barrel

$3/hr

Range: $2 - $16

68 salaries

$3/hr
$2$16

Food Server - Hourly

Texas Roadhouse

$4/hr

Range: $2 - $12

62 salaries

$4/hr
$2$12

Food Server - Hourly

IHOP

$5/hr

Range: $2 - $12

61 salaries

$5/hr
$2$12

Food Server - Hourly

Red Lobster

$6/hr

Range: $2 - $17

60 salaries

$6/hr
$2$17

Food Server - Hourly

IHOP

$3/hr

Range: $2 - $231

54 salaries

$3/hr
$2$231

Food Server - Hourly

Buffalo Wild Wings

$5/hr

Range: $2 - $13

52 salaries

$5/hr
$2$13

Food Server

Hyatt

$33,032/yr

Range: $9K - $38K

48 salaries

$33,032/yr
$9K$38K

Food Server - Hourly

Red Robin

$8/hr

Range: $2 - $18

47 salaries

$8/hr
$2$18

Food Server - Hourly

BJ's Restaurants

$9/hr

Range: $2 - $13

46 salaries

$9/hr
$2$13

Food Server

Hilton

$23,394/yr

Range: $14K - $46K

45 salaries

$23,394/yr
$14K$46K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$2
hourly
A Waitress in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $2 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Server in the Modesto, CA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Modesto, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise
$21
hourly
A Food Runner/Expoditor in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Additional Pay
$115k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Fine Dining Server in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$2
hourly
A Server in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $2 per hour
Additional Pay
$144k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Server/Waiter in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private