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Waiter/Waitress Banquet Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,367 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress Banquet is $29,367 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Waiter/Waitress Banquet is between $24,959 and $34,447. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Waiter/Waitress Banquet Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Waiters and Waitresses

Job family population: 2,584,220

Estimated population of Waiter/Waitress Banquet jobs: 211,027

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Waiter/Waitress Banquet Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Hostess / Waitress / Bartender / Server Experience - APPLY NOW
Apr 21
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Capital Energy Group
If you are a bartender, waitress, server, hostess, hosts, barback, barmaid, uber driver, banquet server, caterer then APPLY HERE. Chances are- your skillset will become a LARGE asset to our team at ...
Banquet Server
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
Have at least 1 year of experience as a Banquet Server, Waiter or Waitress. * Be able to carry 10 dinners per tray * Have a professional appearance and great attitude * Must be at least 18 years of ...
Banquet Server - Immediate Hire
May 1
Evanston, IL, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
We'd prefer to hire professionals with previous waitstaff experience. If you've worked in a banquet setting before, we definitely want to hear from you. Compensation: Up to $15/hour - competitive pay ...
Servers Wanted
Apr 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Hospitality Services Group
English HSG is looking to hire people with interest to work in banquet service (Dishwasher, Waiter, Prep-cooks, Barbacks, Bussers,Houseman, Porters Bartenders and Stewards ). Our employees will have ...
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