How much does a Server make?

Updated Jan 6, 2022

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$31,633 /yr
Average Base Pay

9,131 salaries

$20K

Low

$32K

Average

$50K

High

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How much does a Server make? The national average salary for a Server is $31,633 in United States. Filter by location to see Server salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9,131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Server employees.

What is the salary trajectory for a Server?

$31,633 /yrServer
$47,542 /yrFood Service Manager
$31,097 /yrLead Server
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What are some related job titles for a Server?

Server/Bartender

$33,854

per year

Food Server

$30,231

per year

Server/Waiter

$33,656

per year

Banquet Server

$31,913

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Server in United States of America

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$10

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$12

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Server with 4 to 6 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Server/Hostess with less than one year of experience

$17

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

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$4,000

/moAvg Base Salary

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

$10

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Server with 4 to 6 years of experience

$13

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Server with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $2 - $54

$2

$54

$2 - $54 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $2 - $46

$2

$46

$2 - $46 Range

Texas Roadhouse
3.8

Texas Roadhouse

Server - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $1 - $181

$1

$181

$1 - $181 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $2 - $26

$2

$26

$2 - $26 Range

Pizza Hut
3.4

Pizza Hut

Server

$23,615

 /yr
Range: $5K - $36K

$5K

$36K

$4,680 - $36,404 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Server - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $2 - $198

$2

$198

$2 - $198 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Server

$23,460

 /yr
Range: $4K - $325K

$4K

$325K

$4,230 - $324,525 Range

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Cracker Barrel
3.4

Cracker Barrel

Server - Hourly

$7

 /hr
Range: $2 - $168

$2

$168

$2 - $168 Range

Applebee's
3.5

Applebee's

Server - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $2 - $28

$2

$28

$2 - $28 Range

Applebee's
3.5

Applebee's

Server - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $2 - $29

$2

$29

$2 - $29 Range

Waffle House
3.4

Waffle House

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $3 - $767

$3

$767

$3 - $767 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Server - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $1 - $31

$1

$31

$1 - $31 Range

Cracker Barrel
3.4

Cracker Barrel

Server

$22,957

 /yr
Range: $4K - $483K

$4K

$483K

$4,280 - $483,304 Range

Outback Steakhouse
3.7

Outback Steakhouse

Server - Hourly

$7

 /hr
Range: $2 - $26

$2

$26

$2 - $26 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.7

The Cheesecake Factory

Server - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $2 - $36

$2

$36

$2 - $36 Range

Texas Roadhouse
3.8

Texas Roadhouse

Server

$26,003

 /yr
Range: $4K - $71K

$4K

$71K

$4,258 - $71,442 Range

Red Robin
3.4

Red Robin

Server - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $0 - $28

$0

$28

$0 - $28 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $1 - $244

$1

$244

$1 - $244 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.7

The Cheesecake Factory

Server - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $0 - $37

$0

$37

$0 - $37 Range

Darden
3.9

Darden

Server

$24,561

 /yr
Range: $501 - $72K

$501

$72K

$501 - $71,821 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Server salaries

The national average salary for a Server is $31,633 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Server salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Server employees.

The highest salary for a Server in United States is $49,921 per year.

The lowest salary for a Server in United States is $20,045 per year.

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