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Waiters and Waitresses Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Waiters and Waitresses in the United States is around $33020 per year.

How much do Waiters and Waitresses make in the United States?

In the United States, Waiters and Waitresses earn an average hourly wage of $15.87 and a mean annual wage of $33020.

Mean Hourly Wage

$15.87

Mean Annual Wage

$33020

Waiters and Waitresses earnings by experience

For Waiters and Waitresses positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $8.77 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $10.49 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $14, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $17.5. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $26.62 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Waiters and Waitresses roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $18250 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $21810 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $29120. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $36400, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $55360 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Waiters and Waitresses

10th Percentile Hourly Wage

$8.77

10th Percentile Annual Wage

$18250

Earnings for Junior-level Waiters and Waitresses

25th Percentile Hourly Wage

$10.49

25th Percentile Annual Wage

$21810

Earnings for Mid-level Waiters and Waitresses

Median Hourly Wage

$14

Median Annual Wage

$29120

Earnings for Senior-level Waiters and Waitresses

75th Percentile Hourly Wage

$17.5

75th Percentile Annual Wage

$36400

Earnings for Top-level Waiters and Waitresses

90th Percentile Hourly Wage

$26.62

90th Percentile Annual Wage

$55360

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