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Nonrestaurant Food Servers Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $6.36 $8.70 $13.81
  Annual $13,200 $18,100 $28,700
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Nonrestaurant Food Servers serve food to patrons in hotels, hospital rooms, or retirement facilities. They are not “Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers” or “Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop”.