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Waiter/Waitress Formal Salary

$28,115 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$1,476

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress Formal is $28,115 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Waiter/Waitress Formal is between $22,023 and $32,978. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Waiter/Waitress Formal. 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:
  • 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 Formal Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Waiters and Waitresses

Job family population: 2,582,410

Estimated population of Waiter/Waitress Formal jobs: 210,880

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,593
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Waiter/Waitress Formal Job Listings for United States

Bartenders and Waitstaff Looking for Career Change!
Nov 14
Logan Square, IL, USA
B&G Advertising
Bartenders and Waitstaff Looking for Career Change!​ If you are looking for an exciting career in ... Qualifications Since all training is done on the job, we don't require any formal education in the ...
Team Lead | Monday - Friday 8 AM to 6 PM
Dec 8
Crestwood, MO, USA
Help Wanted
Formal rotational training * Mentorship * Fun & exciting team environment * Comprehensive and ... waitress, full time waiter, full time hostess, host, retail, barista, bartender, trainer, busser ...
Team Lead | Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Dec 2
St Louis, MO, USA
Now Hiring
Formal rotational training and continued development * Mentorship from top Executives with several ... waitress, full time waiter, full time hostess, host, retail, barista, bartender, trainer, busser ...
Brand Ambassador Entry Level
Nov 21
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Vencorp
Training would be conducted in both formal and informal settings. • Formal Training - Train large ... waiter, full time prep cook, restaurant manager
Brand Ambassador
Nov 19
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Management Training
Training would be conducted in both formal and informal settings. • Formal Training - Train large ... waiter, full time prep cook, restaurant manager

The average pay for a Waiter/Waitress Formal is $28,115 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Waiter/Waitress Formal is between $22,023 and $32,978. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Waiter/Waitress Formal. 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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Bartenders and Waitstaff Looking for Career Change!​ If you are looking for an exciting career in ... Qualifications Since all training is done on the job, we don't require any formal education in the ...
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Dec 8
Crestwood, MO, USA
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Formal rotational training * Mentorship * Fun & exciting team environment * Comprehensive and ... waitress, full time waiter, full time hostess, host, retail, barista, bartender, trainer, busser ...
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