How much does a Server make in the United States? The average Server salary in the United States is $19,467 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $16,751 and $22,337. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Server

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 View full job description

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Marc Bruno, COO, US Food & Facilities
Aramark provides food, facilities management, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Food and Support Services United States, Food and Support Services International, and Uniform ... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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