Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Hostess make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$49,844 / yrTotal Pay
$29,563 / yrBase Pay
$20,281 / yrAdditional Pay

$49,844

 / yr
$22K$344K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Hostess is $49,844 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $29,563 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 $20,281 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 is the total pay trajectory for Host?
$53,120 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Hostess?

Some related job titles are Server Salaries with median pay of $57,237, Bartender Salaries with median pay of $65,690, Host/Hostess Salaries with median pay of $49,500, Party Hostess Salaries with median pay of $52,312.

What are total pay estimates for a Hostess at different companies?

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
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HostessSee 499 salaries from all locations7,547 open jobs

$2,532

 / mo

$30,627

 / yr

$2,678

 / mo

$29,042

 / yr

$2,521

 / mo

$2,604

 / mo

$2,429

 / mo

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$2,546

 / mo

$2,602

 / mo

$29,537

 / yr

$2,508

 / mo

$2,529

 / mo

$2,565

 / mo

$2,553

 / mo

$2,670

 / mo

$2,450

 / mo

$2,541

 / mo

$2,606

 / mo

$2,545

 / mo

$29,058

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What is the pay outlook for Retail & Food Services?

Job openings are high in retail and food services as more Americans spend money at stores and restaurants. While retail and food services wages are lower than the national average, wage growth is higher. Jobs in retail and food services generally require little formal education or training, making these jobs accessible to most job seekers.

Recent hostess Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Hostess

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Host

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$21,610

/hr

$10 | $22K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Hostess

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Hostess

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$8,656

/hr

$16 | $9K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Hostess

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$12

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Hostess pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Hostess is $29,563 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Hostess salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16063 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Hostess employees.

The highest salary for a Hostess in United States is $42,301 per year.

The lowest salary for a Hostess in United States is $20,661 per year.

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