Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Server/Hostess make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$33,559 / yrTotal Pay
$31,779 / yrBase Pay
$1,780 / yrAdditional Pay

$33,559

 / yr
$24K$47K
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The estimated total pay for a Server/Hostess is $33,559 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $31,779 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 $1,780 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Server

$38,382 /yr
Server
$51,692 /yr
Senior Server
$41,197 /yr
Lead Server
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Server/HostessSee 26 salaries from all locations

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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 Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Server

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Server

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$709

/hr

$9 | $700

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Foodrunner

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$8

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Banquets Set Up

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$11

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Server/Waitress

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$288,015

/hr

$15 | $288K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Server

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$9

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Server

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$9

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Server/Hostess pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Server/Hostess is $31,779 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Server/Hostess salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 663 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Server/Hostess employees.

The highest salary for a Server/Hostess in United States is $44,058 per year.

The lowest salary for a Server/Hostess in United States is $22,923 per year.

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