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Formal Waiter Waitress Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,847 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Formal Waiter Waitress is $31,847 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Formal Waiter Waitress is between $31,199 and $37,356. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Serves meals to patrons according to established rules of etiquette, working in formal setting.
  • Gives menu to diner, suggesting dinner courses, appropriate wines, and answering questions regarding food preparation.
  • Records order on check or memorizes it.
  • Relays order to kitchen and serves courses from kitchen and service bars.
  • Garnishes and decorates dishes preparatory to serving.
  • Serves patrons from chafing dish at table.
  • Observes diners to respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed.
  • Totals bill and accepts payment or refers patron to cashier ii.
  • May carve meats, bone fish and fowl, and prepare flaming dishes and desserts at patron's table.
  • May be designated waiter/waitress, banquet when serving at banquets.
Formal Waiter Waitress Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Waiters and Waitresses

Job family population: 2,584,220

Estimated population of Formal Waiter Waitress jobs: 211,027

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Formal Waiter Waitress Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Temporary Waiter - May 15 - Oct 31 2019
Mar 19
Rye, NY, USA
Westchester Country Club
... Waitress openings in Rye, New York from May 15, 2019 - October 31, 2019. Serves meals to patrons in formal setting; presents menus, suggests courses/wines; answers questions on food preparation ...
Administrative Assistant / Waitress
May 18
New York, United States
Sta ffing 101 Group
Front-of-House experience in a formal dining restaurant Fully proficient in MS Office Suite Experience with managing executive calendars and coordinating business travel (airfare and hotel ...
Banquet Waitstaff Needed
Apr 4
New York, NY, USA
Choice Personnel Inc.
We are seeking experienced, articulate, well-presented staff for our team of professional waitstaff ... Pay rate up to $20/hr You must be able to follow our dress code which is very formal and includes a ...
Food Service Worker 2, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, P19407
Apr 20
Queens Village, NY, USA
New York State Civil Service
Non-qualifying food service experience includes but is not limited to waiting tables (waiter ... Appropriate** formal culinary arts or food service training which resulted in a certificate or ...
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