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Head Waiter Waitress Salary

$24,508 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$1,189

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Head Waiter Waitress is $24,508 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Head Waiter Waitress is between $19,522 and $28,349. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Head Waiter Waitress. 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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of dining room personnel to serve food aboard ship.
  • Assigns duties, work stations, and responsibilities to personnel and directs their performances.
  • Inspects dining tables and work areas for cleanliness.
  • Requisitions supplies, such as glassware, china, and silverware.
  • Greets patrons and shows them to dining tables.
  • Authorizes personnel to work overtime.
  • May suggest entrees, dinner courses, and wines to guests.
  • May serve wine.
Head Waiter Waitress Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Waiters and Waitresses

Job family population: 2,582,410

Estimated population of Head Waiter Waitress jobs: 168,554

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$28,412
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Head Waiter Waitress Job Listings for United States

Server Waiter Waitress
Nov 7
Newton Center, MA, USA
Benchmark Senior Living
We need Servers/Waitstaff to work 11 AM - 730 PM. Do you want to be part of team who will change ... Head southeast toward Braeland Ave * Turn right onto Braeland Ave * Turn left onto Herrick Rd
Waitress
Oct 14
West Berlin, NJ, USA
The Fat Tomato
We are seeking a Waitress to become an integral part of our team! You will take orders and serve ... The head chef will train anyone willing to learn and will help you to understand what is expected ...
Bartenders, Waitress, Serving Experience - Skills WANTED!
Dec 5
Takoma Park, MD, USA
US Business Services
Founded in 2018, we have taken Maryland business market head on. Before we called Columbia home we have a proven track record of success across the Midwest, Chicago being our second home. With the ...
5 - 7 Immediate Openings - Full Time / Entry Level
Dec 6
Dallas, TX, USA
Lumos Marketing Group
... waitress, server, manager, bar, bar back, bartenders, head bartender, lead bartender, food service, bus boy, host, hostess, hospitality, hotel, front desk, receptionist, brand manager, brand ...
Retail | Monday - Friday 9 AM to 6 PM
Dec 11
Bay Village, OH, USA
MMC Cleveland
... waiter, barista, host, hostess, bartender, head bartender, shift lea

The average pay for a Head Waiter Waitress is $24,508 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Head Waiter Waitress is between $19,522 and $28,349. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Head Waiter Waitress. 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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Server Waiter Waitress
Nov 7
Newton Center, MA, USA
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We need Servers/Waitstaff to work 11 AM - 730 PM. Do you want to be part of team who will change ... Head southeast toward Braeland Ave * Turn right onto Braeland Ave * Turn left onto Herrick Rd
Waitress
Oct 14
West Berlin, NJ, USA
The Fat Tomato
We are seeking a Waitress to become an integral part of our team! You will take orders and serve ... The head chef will train anyone willing to learn and will help you to understand what is expected ...
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