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Host/Hostess Restaurant Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$33,279 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Host/Hostess Restaurant is $33,279 a year and $16 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Host/Hostess Restaurant is between $33,279 and $38,161. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Seattle, Washington, 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:
5 Year Change:
13 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Host/Hostess Restaurant Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Eques Restaurant Greeter/Host (Part-Time)
Jun 11
Bellevue, WA, USA
... hostess, your skills are invaluable to the position of Greeter at Hyatt. Your restaurant job experience will give you the tools to be successful as a restaurant Greeter at Hyatt. Hyatt colleagues ...
Seasonal Host - Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails
May 15
Seattle, WA, USA
... restaurant hostess, your skills are invaluable to the position at Hyatt. Your restaurant job experience will give you the tools to be successful as a restaurant Greeter at Hyatt. Hyatt colleagues ...
Host Cashier
Apr 11
Lynnwood, United States
Anthony's Seafood Grill ~ Alderwood Mall
... ess) experience in a high volume fine dining restaurant. Qualifications: Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment. Must be able to perform simple mathematical calculations. Must be able to ...
Trivia Host! (Pub Trivia)
Apr 18
Seattle, WA, USA
Sporcle Live
Sporcle Trivia , the #1 name in all things trivia, growing from 200 shows to 400 shows at local restaurants and breweries in just two years, is inviting YOU to become our next great trivia host! Are ...
WEEKLY PAY : Restaurant / Retail Associates
Jun 17
Marysville, WA, USA
Alpha Omega
... hostess, waitress, waiter, full time prep cook, restaurant manager
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