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Cocktail Waitress Salary

$27,746 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$1,446

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Cocktail Waitress is $27,746 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cocktail Waitress is between $21,762 and $32,488. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Serves beverages to patrons seated at tables in bar or cocktail lounge.
  • Computes bill and accepts payment.
  • May take orders for and serve light meals and hors d'oeuvres.
  • May request identification from customers when legal age is questioned.
  • When working in establishment serving only beer and wine, is designated waiter/waitress, tavern.
Cocktail Waitress Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Waiters and Waitresses

Job family population: 2,582,410

Estimated population of Cocktail Waitress jobs: 242,979

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,165
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Cocktail Waitress Job Listings for United States

Cocktail Waitress
Sep 22
Austin, United States
Poached
Come work for us! We have an awesome neighborhood bar and are looking for a highly motivated, honest, responsible cocktail waitress. Part time positions are available. You must have reliable ...
COCKTAIL SERVER - High End Lounge - GET PAID! Celebrity Clientele
Sep 17
New York, NY, USA
Fire Vanity Lounge Inc
Cocktail Waitress * Bottle / Wine Servers * Host * Servers Job Description: As an employee you would be responsible for preparing mixed beverages, organizing tables, cleaning up and helping out with ...
The Standard Pour is Hiring FULL TIME Waitress Cocktail Servers $1k+ per week!!!
Dec 1
Dallas, United States
The Standard Pour
The Standard Pour is looking for full-time servers to start immediately. Fun environment and great money! Located in the heart of Uptown. Must be reliable, available on the weekends, have high volume ...
BARTENDER - No Experience Required
Sep 20
New York, NY, USA
Fire Vanity Lounge Inc
Cocktail Waitress * Host * Runner * Barback Looking to interview hardworking, realiable and trustworthy individials. No experience is required but experience is always a plus. Applicant: * No ...
Server Waiter Waitress
Oct 15
New Berlin, WI, USA
PeopleReady Skilled Trades Division
... Waitress As a Banquet Server, you will set up for events, serve guests, and clean up at the event ... cocktail trays These shifts are 6:30 AM- 2 PM , 8 AM- 4 PM and 4 PM- 7 PM shift. We offer a $15 a ...

The average pay for a Cocktail Waitress is $27,746 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cocktail Waitress is between $21,762 and $32,488. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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