Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Food Server make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$62,161 / yrTotal Pay
$30,329 / yrBase Pay
$31,832 / yrAdditional Pay

$62,161

 / yr
$15K$499K
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The estimated total pay for a Food Server is $62,161 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $30,329 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $31,832 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Food Server?

Some related job titles are Food Service Salaries with median pay of $55,505, Food Service Worker Salaries with median pay of $48,805, Restaurant Server Salaries with median pay of $51,031, Waiter Salaries with median pay of $63,292.

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Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$24

$2 - $24 Range

Applebee's
3.4

Applebee's

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$21

$2 - $21 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

$2

$22

$2 - $22 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$29

$2 - $29 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$15

$2 - $15 Range

Applebee's
3.4

Applebee's

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$21

$2 - $21 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Food Server - Hourly

$6

$19

$6 - $19 Range

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Outback Steakhouse
3.7

Outback Steakhouse

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$24

$2 - $24 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.7

The Cheesecake Factory

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$24

$2 - $24 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.7

The Cheesecake Factory

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$23

$2 - $23 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

$2

$34

$2 - $34 Range

Cracker Barrel
3.4

Cracker Barrel

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$18

$2 - $18 Range

Texas Roadhouse
3.8

Texas Roadhouse

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$18

$2 - $18 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$19

$2 - $19 Range

IHOP
3.2

IHOP

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$13

$2 - $13 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Food Server - Hourly

$8

$25

$8 - $25 Range

IHOP
3.2

IHOP

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$248

$2 - $248 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$14

$2 - $14 Range

Hyatt
4.0

Hyatt

Food Server

$35,704

 /yr
Range: $10K - $50K

$10K

$50K

$10,078 - $50,299 Range

Red Robin
3.4

Red Robin

Food Server - Hourly

$3

$19

$3 - $19 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Dining Room Attendant in United States of America

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$10

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8 days ago by a Dining Room Attendant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$14

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8 days ago by a Server with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

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8 days ago by a Food Server with 1 to 3 years of experience

$4

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8 days ago by a Server with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Food Server salaries

The national average salary for a Food Server is $30,231 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Food Server salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1010 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Food Server employees.

The highest salary for a Food Server in United States is $50,271 per year.

The lowest salary for a Food Server in United States is $18,180 per year.

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