How much does a Server make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Server in the United States is $9 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $8 and $11. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Server serves food and beverages to the customers promptly and follows the standards set by the facility. Explains menu item and terms and provides suggestions to customers when asked. Being a Server may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Server may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Server in the United States. The average hourly rate for Server ranges from $8 to $11 with the average hourly pay of $9. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $9 to $12 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $10.