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2022 Restaurant Salaries


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Restaurant Salaries (Annual Base Pay)

  National Average1 Current Rates
Job Title
Restaurant Manager $55,623   $60,185   $62,295   $63,828   sign-up now
Restaurant Supervisor $25,897   $27,242   $28,978   $28,972   sign-up now
Restaurant Host/Cashier $22,169   $21,359   $22,789   $23,528   sign-up now
Food Server $17,791   $17,532   $17,532   $18,382   sign-up now
Busperson $23,072   $24,646   $23,447   $22,175   sign-up now
Fast Food/Concession Supervisor 2 $47,515   $42,562   $48,554   $38,620   sign-up now
Counter Attendant/Cashier 2 $19,329   $19,922   $20,428   $20,954   sign-up now
Cafeteria Manager $48,462   $49,443   $48,495   $42,557   sign-up now
Cafeteria Worker $28,950   $30,265   $30,363   $30,529   sign-up now
Bartender $14,416   $14,566   $15,761   $16,657   sign-up now
Bar Porter $19,104   $18,217   $16,652   $17,369   sign-up now
Cocktail Server $11,537   $11,507   $11,878   $13,159   sign-up now
Barista $21,537   $20,008   $21,969   $25,496   sign-up now

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1Source: WageAccess® Compensation and Benefits Survey, the restaurant salary data from the WageAccess® Compensation and Benefits Survey is provided as a historical sample of data that has been collected through the salary survey over the past five years. These positions, along with other popular restaurant salary survey positions can be found in the WageAccess® Compensation and Benefits Survey results.



Restaurant Salaries last updated January 2022

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