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Host/Hostess Restaurant Salary
in San Francisco, California

$36,457 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$1,560

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Host/Hostess Restaurant is $36,457 a year and $18 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Host/Hostess Restaurant is between $32,427 and $43,022. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Host/Hostess Restaurant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Welcomes guests to create a favorable impression of restaurant.
  • Attempts to ensure service is prompt and courteous and meals meet expectation.
  • Guides patrons to location for coats, hats, and other personal items.
  • Escorts patrons to tables and provides menus.
  • Books dining reservations and arranges parties or special services for diners.
Host/Hostess Restaurant Job Prevalence in San Francisco, California, United States

Job family: Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Job family population: 414,540

Estimated population of Host/Hostess Restaurant jobs: 387,968

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,263
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About San Francisco, California

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Description: San Francisco (, Spanish: [sam fɾanˈsisko]; Spanish for "Saint Francis"), officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known by its initialism SF, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th most populous city in the United States, and the fourth most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large U.S. city, and the fifth most...

Host/Hostess Restaurant Job Listings for San Francisco, California

Host/Hostess - Full-Time
Jul 15
San Francisco, United States
Benihana National Corp
Responds to guest inquiries related to operating hours, reservations, directions to restaurant or other. * Ensures backup coverage for host stand when necessary. * Completes all side work ...
HOST/HOSTESS (FULL-TIME) 10 openings
Jul 12
San Bruno, CA, USA
Compass Group
Previous host/hostess experience is a plus. We are excited to announce the launch of our new pre ... restaurants. We've led the industry in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from ...
Host Hostess
Jul 2
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Genentech
Greets and seats customers in a fashion that contributes to the smooth, efficient operation of the restaurant and keeps the area around the front entrance and hostess station as clean and orderly as ...
Quince - Seeking a Dynamic Host
Jun 28
Quince Restaurant
Quince, Chef Michael Tusk's highly acclaimed San Francisco restaurant, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the front of house team as a host. Suitable candidates will have a strong work ...
Restaurant Host
Jul 1
San Francisco, CA, USA
Hyatt
Restaurant Hosts are welcoming and create the important first and last impression for guests during their restaurant experience. These individuals influence the overall restaurant experience with ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Host/Hostess Restaurant is $36,457 a year and $18 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Host/Hostess Restaurant is between $32,427 and $43,022. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Host/Hostess Restaurant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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Host/Hostess Restaurant Job Listings for San Francisco, California

Host/Hostess - Full-Time
Jul 15
San Francisco, United States
Benihana National Corp
Responds to guest inquiries related to operating hours, reservations, directions to restaurant or other. * Ensures backup coverage for host stand when necessary. * Completes all side work ...
HOST/HOSTESS (FULL-TIME) 10 openings
Jul 12
San Bruno, CA, USA
Compass Group
Previous host/hostess experience is a plus. We are excited to announce the launch of our new pre ... restaurants. We've led the industry in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from ...
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