Updated August 22, 2022

Average Server Assistant Salary

$12.33hourly

$25,654 yearly

Entry level Salary
$19,000 yearly
$19,000
10 %
$25,654
Median
$33,000
90 %

How much does a Server Assistant make?

Server assistants make $25,654 per year on average, or $12.33 per hour, in the United States. Server assistants on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $19,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $33,000.

Location impacts how much a server assistant can expect to make. Server assistants make the most in Maine, Vermont, Washington, Idaho, and Connecticut.

Highest Paying States For Server Assistants

The darker areas on the map show where server assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Server Assistant average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1New Hampshire$27,665$13.30218
2Maine$33,325$16.02103
3Idaho$29,105$13.99162
4Kentucky$22,792$10.96647
5New Jersey$28,047$13.48936
6Vermont$30,387$14.6145
7Connecticut$29,097$13.99302
8Washington$30,380$14.61497
9Colorado$24,868$11.96896
10California$28,731$13.812,864
11Oregon$28,967$13.93332
12Texas$22,861$10.993,836
13Arizona$22,996$11.061,017
14Michigan$22,840$10.981,147
15District of Columbia$30,968$14.8978
16Massachusetts$28,686$13.79630
17West Virginia$22,087$10.62229
18North Dakota$26,349$12.6744
19Ohio$22,146$10.651,531
20Georgia$23,180$11.141,288
21Rhode Island$26,143$12.5787
22Indiana$21,924$10.54972
23Oklahoma$22,059$10.61457
24New York$25,691$12.351,240
25Illinois$23,141$11.131,350
26Maryland$24,659$11.86727
27Delaware$23,565$11.33128
28Pennsylvania$21,465$10.321,475
29Wyoming$21,352$10.2790
30North Carolina$21,201$10.191,261
31Florida$21,261$10.223,455
32Hawaii$26,983$12.9761
33Wisconsin$21,415$10.30565
34Arkansas$21,328$10.25236
35Kansas$21,053$10.12363
36Nevada$20,121$9.67448
37New Mexico$21,596$10.38185
38South Carolina$20,246$9.73706
39Missouri$20,956$10.07845
40Virginia$21,232$10.211,108
41Tennessee$19,322$9.29981
42Montana$20,706$9.95158
43Iowa$20,041$9.64362
44Louisiana$19,198$9.23450
45Minnesota$20,570$9.89608
46Alabama$19,438$9.35495
47Alaska$19,984$9.6138
48Utah$18,763$9.02359
49Mississippi$16,229$7.80263
50Nebraska$16,324$7.85179
51South Dakota$18,390$8.8444

Highest Paying Cities For Server Assistants

Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Seattle, WA$30,457$14.64
2Portland, OR$28,924$13.91
3Boston, MA$28,783$13.84
4Los Angeles, CA$28,550$13.73
5New York, NY$25,597$12.31
6Colorado Springs, CO$24,875$11.96
7Atlanta, GA$23,192$11.15
8Chicago, IL$23,135$11.12
9Phoenix, AZ$23,007$11.06
10Amarillo, TX$22,996$11.06
11Cleveland, OH$22,370$10.75
12Oklahoma City, OK$22,078$10.61
13Charleston, WV$22,014$10.58
14Indianapolis, IN$21,884$10.52
15Albuquerque, NM$21,610$10.39

Server Assistant Salary Details

Average Server Assistant Salary Graph
Average Server Assistant Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Server Assistant's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$33,000$2,750$16
75th Percentile$29,000$2,417$14
Average$25,654$2,138$12
25th Percentile$22,000$1,833$11
10th Percentile$19,000$1,583$9

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Food Runner$25,536$2,128$12.28240,853
Food Runner/Busser$28,577$2,381$13.74124,680
Room Service Server$26,717$2,226$12.84144,551
Dining Room Server$29,540$2,462$14.2099,079
Fine Dining Server$32,140$2,678$15.4577,549
Restaurant Server$24,558$2,047$11.81141,250

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  1. Hyatt Hotels Jobs (69)
  2. Ruth's Chris Steak House Jobs (346)
  3. Levy Jobs (64)
  4. Cracker Barrel Jobs (183)
  5. Logan's Roadhouse Jobs (107)

Which Companies Pay Server Assistants The Most?

The highest paying companies for server assistants are Pioneer High School and Anthony according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Sailfish Club of Florida and Bay Head Yacht Club report highly competitive wages for server assistants.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Pioneer High School$36,940$17.76
2Anthony$34,584$16.635
3Sailfish Club of Florida$34,306$16.492
4Bay Head Yacht Club$33,657$16.18
5Blue Bird$32,108$15.442
6Sutter Health$31,682$15.232
7Nobu Restaurants$30,895$14.851
8Erickson Senior Living$30,613$14.7285
9Oahu Country Club$30,115$14.48
10Wegmans Food Markets$29,847$14.3525
11Kona Grill$29,668$14.2647
12ADA-ES$29,501$14.183
13Gravie$29,452$14.164
14Andiamo$29,335$14.101
15Texas$29,149$14.015
16Piatti Ristorante$29,057$13.97
17Tableau$28,825$13.86
18The Fish Market Restaurants$28,800$13.858
19Compass Group USA$28,786$13.841,602
20Kingfish Restaurant$28,531$13.7230

Server Assistant Salary Trends

The salary for a server assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Server Assistant Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$22,800$10.94
Mid Level$28,400$13.66
Senior Level$28,200$13.57

Average Server Assistant Salary Over Time

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

    Server Assistant Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$25,700$12.33+6.2%
    2021$24,100$11.57+5.1%
    2020$22,800$10.98+5.0%
    2019$21,700$10.44+4.5%
    2018$20,700$9.96+4.6%

    Recently Added Server Assistant Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Omni Hotels & ResortsEdison Server Assistant +TipsAsheville, NC07/26/2022$29,218
    Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma1832 Steakhouse Server AssistantDurant, OK07/24/2022$33,392
    Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma1832 Steakhouse Server AssistantDenison, TX07/24/2022$33,392
    Watershed Pub & KitchenHost/Server AssistantSeattle, WA07/23/2022$12,522
    Omni HotelsGreat Hall Bar Server Assistant L + TipsAsheville, NC07/23/2022$29,218
    John Knox Village of FloridaServer AssistantPompano Beach, FL07/23/2022$29,218
    PuttshackServer Assistants/Food RunnersBoston, MA07/23/2022$25,044
    Compass Group, North America601 Server Assistant-FTX ArenaMiami, FL07/23/2022$24,001
    King Tide Fish and ShellServer AssistantPortland, OR07/22/2022$31,305
    Austin Country ClubRestaurant Food Runner/Serving AssistantAustin, TX07/20/2022$33,392

    Server Assistant Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Server Assistants the most?

    Maine pays Server Assistants the most in the United States, with an average salary of $33,325 per year, or $16.02 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Server Assistant?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Server Assistant if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in District of Columbia you should be paid close to $30,968 per year.

    What type of Server Assistant gets paid the most?

    Caterer/Server gets paid the most. Caterer/Server made a median salary of $33,737. The best-paid 10 percent make $40,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $28,000.

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