How much does a Staff Server make?

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$55,119 / yrTotal Pay
$30,055 / yrBase Pay
$25,064 / yrAdditional Pay

$55,119

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$24K$401K
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The estimated total pay for a Staff Server is $55,119 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $30,055 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 $25,064 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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Barnes & Noble
3.7

Barnes & Noble

Cafe Server - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $18
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$8

$18

$8 - $18 Range

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Chili's Grill and Bar
3.3

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

Qdoba
3.1

Qdoba

Line Server - Hourly

$8

$18

$8 - $18 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$3

$18

$3 - $18 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Food Server - Hourly

$6

$19

$6 - $19 Range

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Chili's Grill and Bar
3.3

Chili's Grill and Bar

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$29

$2 - $29 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.4

Buffalo Wild Wings

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$15

$2 - $15 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.3

Chili's Grill and Bar

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$2

$32

$2 - $32 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.4

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$2

$21

$2 - $21 Range

Applebee's
3.4

Applebee's

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$21

$2 - $21 Range

Outback Steakhouse
3.7

Outback Steakhouse

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$2

$20

$2 - $20 Range

Outback Steakhouse
3.7

Outback Steakhouse

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$25

$2 - $25 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.4

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$2

$23

$2 - $23 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.6

The Cheesecake Factory

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$25

$2 - $25 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$3

$23

$3 - $23 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.6

The Cheesecake Factory

Food Server - Hourly

$2

$23

$2 - $23 Range

Applebee's
3.4

Applebee's

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$3

$19

$3 - $19 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.3

Chili's Grill and Bar

Server/Bartender - Hourly

$2

$32

$2 - $32 Range

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$13

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9 days ago by a Wait Staff with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

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10 days ago by a Dining Hall Staff with 1 to 3 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

34 days ago by a Wait Staff with less than one year of experience

$12

/hrAvg Base Salary

36 days ago by a Dining Services Staff Member with 1 to 3 years of experience

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How common is it for an employer to pro-rate a salary increase if you joined in middle of the year? For context, annual raises are given out in July each year. I joined in January. Normally, I would be getting an 8% raise, but because I came in at about the half year mark, they giving me ~4%. My jaw about just dropped when big boss said this. I mean, inflation doesn't pro-rate. Thoughts on this?

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Frequently asked questions about a Staff Server salaries

The national average salary for a Staff Server is $50,851 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Staff Server salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2826 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Staff Server employees.

The highest salary for a Staff Server in United States is $90,445 per year.

The lowest salary for a Staff Server in United States is $28,590 per year.

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