Host/Hostess Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$22,000
$17,000
Min 10%
$22,000
Median 50%
$27,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Doylestown Hospital
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
1.1 years
How much does a host/hostess make?
Host/Hostesses in the US make on average $22,110 annually or $10.63 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $27,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $17,000 per year. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Host/Hostesses. New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Alaska have the highest paying Host/Hostess jobs. The typical tenure for a Host/Hostess is 1.1 years.
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Average Host/Hostess Salary By Location

As a Host/Hostess in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $22,110 per year or $10.63 per hour. The top city when it comes to Host/Hostess salaries is New York, NY at $32,292 per year. The New York, NY average entry-level salary for Host/Hostesses is $18,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Host/Hostess salaries are New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Alaska. Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Tennessee have the lowest Host/Hostess salaries.

Map of Host/Hostess Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Host/Hostesses earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Host/Hostess Salary By Company

Host/Hostesses report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Host/Hostesses. Doylestown Hospital and Hy-Vee are the best paying companies for Host/Hostesses. Also, companies like Nordstrom and TravelCenters of America pay their Host/Hostesses very well.

Host/Hostess Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Host/Hostess Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Hosts/Hostesses
04/24/2020
$25,044
Hosts/Hostesses
04/24/2020
$19,827
Hosts/Hostesses-Start at !
04/22/2020
$26,088
Hosts/Hostesses at !
04/22/2020
$19,827
Hosts/Hostesses at !
04/22/2020
$19,827
Hosts/Hostesses at !
04/22/2020
$25,044
Host/Hostess-RC Management, LLC
04/14/2020
$27,131
PRN (AS Needed) Healthcare Host-Hostess @ ST. Luke's DES Peres Hospital
03/18/2020
$25,044
Healthcare Host-Hostess
03/18/2020
$20,870
Hosts/Hostesses
03/18/2020
$20,870
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