Waitress Salary

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The average yearly salary for Waitress is $16,150. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Waitress, you could expect a starting pay rate of $13,300 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $19,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Waitress Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Waitress Salary

$12,920 - $19,380

Starting Yearly Waitress Salary

$10,640 - $15,960

Top Yearly Waitress Salary

$15,200 - $22,800

Monthly Waitress Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Waitress Salary

$1,077 - $1,615

Starting Monthly Waitress Salary

$887 - $1,330

Top Monthly Waitress Salary

$1,267 - $1,900

Hourly Waitress Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Waitress Salary

$6 - $9

Starting Hourly Waitress Salary

$5 - $7

Top Hourly Waitress Salary

$7 - $10


Waitress Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Waitress age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Waitress are male in the United States, and 51% of the Waitress are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Waitress


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