Waitresses in the US make on average $20,258 annually or $9.74 hourly.There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 13,000. The top 10 percent earn over $27,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $14,000 annually.Hospitality companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Waitresses.States with the highest Waitress salaries include New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, and Illinois.Most Waitresses spend 1.9 years in the position.
Across America, Waitresses make on average $20,258 annually or $9.74 hourly.The city with the highest Waitress salary is Albany, NY at $31,220 per year.The Albany, NY average entry-level salary for Waitresses is $18,000.Some of the states with the best Waitress salaries are New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Illinois, Iowa, and New Jersey.On the other hand, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Hawaii, and Oklahoma report the lowest wages for Waitresses.
The darker areas on the map show where Waitresses earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.
Average Waitress Salary By Company
Waitresses 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 Waitresses.Waitresses at Chemical Transportation and Five Star Senior Living report the highest salaries.Also, companies like Hilton Worldwide Holdings and Golden Corral pay their Waitresses very well.