Hourly wages of waiters and waitresses in the U.S. 2018, by percentile distribution

This graph depicts the percentile hourly wage estimates of waiters and waitresses in the U.S. in 2018. As of May 2018, ten percent of waiters and waitresses earned less than 8.33 U.S. dollars per hour.

Hourly wage estimates of waiters and waitresses in the U.S. as of May 2018, by percentile distribution (in U.S. dollars)*

Hourly wage in U.S. dollars
10% of employees earned less than8.33
25% of employees earned less than9.05
Median hourly wage10.47
75% of employees earned less than13.6
90% of employees earned less than19.61
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

as of May 2018

Supplementary notes

*A percentile wage shows the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate - 50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median.
Waiters and waitresses take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishments. Excludes "Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop."
The data used is based on the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey which measures occupational employment and wage rates for wage and salary workers in nonfarm establishments, by industry. Employees are all part-time and full-time workers who are paid a wage or salary.

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