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Restaurant Salaries (Annual Base Pay)

  National Average1 Current Rates
Job Title
Restaurant Manager $60,916   $57,808   $52,033   $49,692   sign-up now
Restaurant Supervisor $29,104   $29,174   $26,842   $26,796   sign-up now
Restaurant Host/Cashier $17,961   $18,839   $20,795   $21,606   sign-up now
Food Server $24,009   $23,348   $22,780   $20,754   sign-up now
Busperson $19,949   $19,406   $16,316   $17,076   sign-up now
Fine Dining Supervisor 2 $35,436   $33,945   $28,392   $37,505   sign-up now
Maitre'd $30,523   $32,398   $33,056   $34,173   sign-up now
Fast Food/Concession Manager $46,637   $47,745   $48,735   $43,156   sign-up now
Counter Attendant/Cashier 2 $18,731   $16,248   $18,950   $18,936   sign-up now
Cafeteria Manager $42,161   $43,581   $38,283   $43,649   sign-up now
Cafeteria Cashier 2 $19,615   $16,752   $15,815   $17,656   sign-up now
Bartender $28,644   $27,847   $27,868   $28,225   sign-up now
Bar Porter $17,410   $16,105   $18,070   $19,880   sign-up now
Cocktail Server $17,515   $23,415   $20,389   $22,171   sign-up now
Barista $20,016   $19,008   $20,969   $19,094   sign-up now

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1Source: WageAccess® Compensation and Benefits Survey, the restaurant salary data from the WageAccess® Compensation 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 Survey results.



Restaurant Salaries last updated October 2013

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