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Food & Beverage Server Salary

$25,808 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$1,365

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Food & Beverage Server is $25,808 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Food & Beverage Server is between $20,453 and $29,984. 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 patrons of restaurant.
  • Explains how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Informs customers of daily specials.
  • Answers questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Takes orders for food and beverages, and delivers food and beverages to table.
  • Checks with patrons to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and takes action to correct any problems.
Food & Beverage Server Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Waiters and Waitresses

Job family population: 2,582,410

Estimated population of Food & Beverage Server jobs: 409,312

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,919
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...

Food & Beverage Server Job Listings for United States

Evening Food and Beverage Server 1
Dec 5
Richardson, TX, USA
Drury Plaza Hotel Richardson
Maintains the food service / lobby area in a clean, well organized manner, and assists guests with Kickback service. Presents a high standard of integrity, service and hospitality at all times to ...
Restaurant Server
Dec 4
Woodbridge, United States
The Linden at Woodbridge - Food and Beverage
Essential Job Functions The Restaurant Server is responsible for the flow of service from the ... food and beverages. Assist residents when necessary through the salad bar or beverage station
Cocktail/Food Server
Dec 2
The Vesper
Our servers are energetic, enthusiastic, highly motivated and passionate about hospitality, food and beverage.For your application to be considered you must be available AM/PM services and weekends
Food Server ( Fine Dining Experience )
Dec 2
Tucson, AZ, USA
Casino Del Sol
Food Server Department ... Food and Beverage Job Summary: Provides food and beverage service to guests in an efficient ...
Food Server
Dec 3
Provo, UT, USA
Brooker's Founding Flavors Ice Cream
... Server / Ice Cream Server to become an integral part of our team! You will take orders and serve ... Serve food and beverages to guests * Explain to guests about menu items * Clean and prepare the ...

The average pay for a Food & Beverage Server is $25,808 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Food & Beverage Server is between $20,453 and $29,984. 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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Evening Food and Beverage Server 1
Dec 5
Richardson, TX, USA
Drury Plaza Hotel Richardson
Maintains the food service / lobby area in a clean, well organized manner, and assists guests with Kickback service. Presents a high standard of integrity, service and hospitality at all times to ...
Restaurant Server
Dec 4
Woodbridge, United States
The Linden at Woodbridge - Food and Beverage
Essential Job Functions The Restaurant Server is responsible for the flow of service from the ... food and beverages. Assist residents when necessary through the salad bar or beverage station
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