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Average Salary - Waiter or Waitress / United States UNITED STATES


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May 2022
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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$33,142 USD

£25,457 GBP
New York City

$45,000 USD

$22,000 USD

£16,899 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Waiter or Waitress / United States

Average salary for Waiter or Waitress / United States is $33,142 USD per year. The most typical earning is $22,000 USD. All data are based on 58 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $43,200 USD. Women receive a salary of $27,300 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Some College with salary of $36,400 USD. The second most paid education level is High School with salary of $31,900 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $50,300 USD. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive $50,000 USD.

Levels / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
1 100%
1.72%
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
4 98.28%
6.9%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
14 91.38%
24.14%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
9 67.24%
15.52%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
13 51.72%
22.41%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
2 29.31%
3.45%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
3 25.86%
5.17%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
2 20.69%
3.45%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
3 17.24%
5.17%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
3 12.07%
5.17%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
1 6.9%
1.72%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
0 n/a
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
0 n/a
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
1 5.17%
1.72%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
2 3.45%
3.45%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
0 n/a
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
0 n/a
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
0 n/a
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
0 n/a
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
0 n/a
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
0 n/a
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
0 n/a
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
0 n/a
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
0 n/a
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
0 n/a
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 19 $43,200 USD
2 Women 31 $27,300 USD

Education / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Some College 29 $36,400 USD
2 High School 14 $31,900 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 12 $30,900 USD
4 Bellow H. School 3 $16,400 USD

Experience / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 3 $50,300 USD
2 20+ Years 2 $50,000 USD
3 8-12 Years 7 $40,200 USD
4 4-8 Years 9 $35,200 USD
5 12-16 Years 3 $33,300 USD
6 2-4 Years 11 $30,900 USD
7 1-2 Years 9 $28,700 USD
8 0-1 Year 14 $26,700 USD

Age / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 36-40 6 $45,800 USD
2 26-30 7 $43,900 USD
3 41-45 5 $39,400 USD
4 31-35 5 $34,300 USD
5 n/a 8 $31,900 USD
6 21-25 9 $28,600 USD
7 46-50 1 $28,000 USD
8 14-20 17 $25,400 USD

Work Type / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 24 $40,200 USD
2 Self Employed 2 $35,700 USD
3 Contract 2 $30,000 USD
4 Part Time 30 $27,500 USD

States / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Hawaii 1 $80,000 USD
2 Arizona 1 $52,500 USD
3 Alabama 1 $52,000 USD
4 California 8 $44,700 USD
5 New York State 4 $41,300 USD
6 Florida 5 $39,600 USD
7 Virginia 2 $35,000 USD
8 Texas 4 $32,700 USD
9 Colorado 4 $32,100 USD
10 Alaska 1 $30,000 USD
11 Connecticut 1 $30,000 USD
12 Michigan 1 $30,000 USD
13 Massachusetts 3 $28,300 USD
14 Tennessee 1 $28,000 USD
15 Missouri 3 $25,700 USD
16 Oregon 1 $25,000 USD
17 Georgia 4 $24,500 USD
18 Illinois 1 $21,000 USD
19 New Hampshire 1 $20,900 USD
20 Ohio 2 $20,000 USD
21 Pennsylvania 1 $20,000 USD
22 North Dakota 1 $20,000 USD
23 New Mexico 1 $20,000 USD
24 Wisconsin 1 $16,600 USD

Cities / Waiter or Waitress / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Honolulu 1 $80,000 USD
2 Miami 1 $80,000 USD
3 Phoenix 1 $52,500 USD
4 Birmingham, United States 1 $52,000 USD
5 Los Angeles 5 $49,400 USD
6 New York City 3 $45,000 USD
7 Riverside 1 $45,000 USD
8 Colorado Springs 2 $42,200 USD
9 San Diego 1 $41,200 USD
10 Richmond 1 $40,000 USD
11 Dallas 2 $39,400 USD
12 Tampa 1 $35,000 USD
13 San Antonio 1 $32,000 USD
14 Fort Lauderdale 2 $31,500 USD
15 Anchorage 1 $30,000 USD
16 Hartford 1 $30,000 USD
17 Buffalo, United States 1 $30,000 USD
18 Virginia Beach 1 $30,000 USD
19 Detroit 1 $30,000 USD
20 Boston 3 $28,300 USD
21 Memphis 1 $28,000 USD
22 Kansas City 2 $27,000 USD
23 Cleveland 1 $26,000 USD
24 --Other-- 5 $25,400 USD
25 Portland, Oregon 1 $25,000 USD
26 Atlanta 4 $24,500 USD
27 Fremont 1 $24,000 USD
28 St. Louis 1 $23,000 USD
29 Denver 2 $22,000 USD
30 Chicago 1 $21,000 USD
31 Manchester, United States 1 $20,900 USD
32 Philadelphia 1 $20,000 USD
33 Austin 1 $20,000 USD
34 Bismarck, North Dakota 1 $20,000 USD
35 Albuquerque 1 $20,000 USD
36 Orlando 1 $20,000 USD
37 Milwaukee 1 $16,600 USD
38 Columbus 1 $13,900 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Bartender
Posted 14 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kansas City Some College 2-4 Years Advanced $30,000 USD

Barkeeper
Posted 04 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 1-2 Years Expert $55,000 USD

Waitress
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia High School 2-4 Years Intermediate $20,000 USD

Waiter
Posted 28 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate $41,200 USD

Server Assistant
Posted 26 February 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Richmond High School 0-1 Year n/a $40,000 USD

Bartender
Posted 04 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 8-12 Years n/a $75,000 USD

Server
Posted 22 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Lauderdale Some College 4-8 Years n/a $41,000 USD

Bartender
Posted 15 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $20,000 USD

Delivery Driver
Posted 14 April 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Memphis Some College 4-8 Years n/a $28,000 USD

Server
Posted 06 September 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Some College 2-4 Years n/a $18,000 USD

Manager
Posted 25 June 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colorado Springs Some College 2-4 Years n/a $55,000 USD

Waiter
Posted 07 November 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Phoenix Some College 8-12 Years n/a $52,500 USD

Waitress
Posted 07 October 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colorado Springs Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a $29,500 USD

Waitress
Posted 11 September 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Bismarck, North Dakota Some College 4-8 Years n/a $20,000 USD

Waitress
Posted 28 June 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- High School 1-2 Years n/a $32,000 USD


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