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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$38,029 USD

£30,056 GBP
New York City

$28,000 USD

$22,000 USD

£17,387 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Food Service / United States

Average salary for Food Service / United States is $38,029 USD per year. The most typical earning is $22,000 USD. All data are based on 44 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $42,500 USD. Women receive a salary of $33,400 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of $47,800 USD. The second most paid education level is Some College with salary of $41,100 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $54,000 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $52,000 USD.

Levels / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
2 100%
4.55%
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
1 95.45%
2.27%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
13 93.18%
29.55%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
6 63.64%
13.64%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
3 50%
6.82%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
0 n/a
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
5 43.18%
11.36%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
4 31.82%
9.09%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
3 22.73%
6.82%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
1 15.91%
2.27%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
2 13.64%
4.55%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
2 9.09%
4.55%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
0 n/a
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
0 n/a
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
0 n/a
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
0 n/a
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
0 n/a
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
1 4.55%
2.27%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
0 n/a
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
0 n/a
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
0 n/a
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
0 n/a
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
0 n/a
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
0 n/a
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
1 2.27%
2.27%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 16 $42,500 USD
2 Women 22 $33,400 USD

Education / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 2 $47,800 USD
2 Some College 25 $41,100 USD
3 High School 13 $33,400 USD
4 Bachelors Degree 3 $29,300 USD
5 Bellow H. School 1 $28,000 USD

Experience / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 5 $54,000 USD
2 16-20 Years 1 $52,000 USD
3 2-4 Years 9 $42,500 USD
4 12-16 Years 3 $41,700 USD
5 0-1 Year 4 $39,800 USD
6 8-12 Years 8 $35,000 USD
7 1-2 Years 6 $31,500 USD
8 4-8 Years 8 $26,800 USD

Age / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 46-50 3 $64,400 USD
2 36-40 1 $52,000 USD
3 31-35 2 $45,000 USD
4 n/a 6 $43,100 USD
5 41-45 1 $43,000 USD
6 14-20 9 $39,200 USD
7 21-25 15 $32,900 USD
8 26-30 5 $27,800 USD
9 56-60 2 $25,700 USD

Work Type / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 4 $48,000 USD
2 Permanent 22 $37,300 USD
3 Part Time 15 $37,300 USD
4 Contract 3 $34,000 USD

States / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Nevada 1 $65,000 USD
2 Ohio 2 $59,100 USD
3 Washington State 1 $57,000 USD
4 California 8 $55,200 USD
5 Arizona 1 $45,000 USD
6 Hawaii 1 $44,000 USD
7 Texas 5 $37,100 USD
8 Florida 3 $34,000 USD
9 Michigan 2 $33,000 USD
10 Colorado 2 $32,500 USD
11 Arkansas 1 $30,000 USD
12 New York State 1 $28,000 USD
13 Massachusetts 3 $26,300 USD
14 District Of Columbia (DC) 1 $26,000 USD
15 Missouri 4 $25,700 USD
16 Louisiana 1 $23,000 USD
17 Tennessee 2 $22,500 USD
18 Maryland 1 $20,000 USD
19 North Carolina 1 $13,900 USD

Cities / Food Service / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Sacramento 1 $150,000 USD
2 Cincinnati 1 $98,200 USD
3 Las Vegas 1 $65,000 USD
4 Oceanside 1 $61,000 USD
5 Seattle 1 $57,000 USD
6 Los Angeles 3 $47,200 USD
7 Phoenix 1 $45,000 USD
8 Honolulu 1 $44,000 USD
9 Houston 3 $43,800 USD
10 Orlando 2 $41,000 USD
11 St. Louis 1 $40,000 USD
12 Fresno 1 $40,000 USD
13 --Other-- 3 $38,900 USD
14 Austin 1 $34,000 USD
15 Detroit 2 $33,000 USD
16 Denver 2 $32,500 USD
17 Little Rock 1 $30,000 USD
18 San Francisco 1 $29,000 USD
19 New York City 1 $28,000 USD
20 Boston 3 $26,300 USD
21 Washington DC 1 $26,000 USD
22 Nashville 1 $25,000 USD
23 Shreveport 1 $23,000 USD
24 Kansas City 3 $20,900 USD
25 Baltimore 1 $20,000 USD
26 San Diego 1 $20,000 USD
27 Tallahassee 1 $20,000 USD
28 Knoxville 1 $20,000 USD
29 Lubbock 1 $20,000 USD
30 Columbus 1 $20,000 USD
31 Raleigh 1 $13,900 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

16/16  Side Cook (Man)
Posted 13 July 2022

What I do?

"Clean and cook."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
St. Louis High School 0-1 Year Basic $40,000 USD

15/16  Barbero (Man)
Posted 14 April 2022

What I do?

"Cortar pelo."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando High School 0-1 Year Intermediate $30,000 USD

14/16  Server (Woman)
Posted 21 February 2022

What I do?

"Service guests."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Oceanside Some College 0-1 Year Intermediate $61,000 USD

13/16  Fine Dining Server (Woman)
Posted 06 October 2021

What I do?

"Serving food, wine, liquor, beer, waiting tables."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $43,700 USD

12/16  Waitress (Woman)
Posted 28 September 2021

What I do?

"Patience."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Some College 1-2 Years Advanced $26,000 USD

11/16  Baratender (Man)
Posted 22 February 2020

What I do?

"Make drinks and serve food."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 20+ Years n/a $65,000 USD

10/16  Bar Tender (Woman)
Posted 05 December 2019

What I do?

"Tend bar make drinks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Shreveport Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $23,000 USD

9/16  Cashier (Woman)
Posted 05 November 2019

What I do?

"Take orders do accountabilities."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $21,000 USD

8/16  Server (Man)
Posted 25 June 2019

What I do?

"Serving food and beverages and filling in useless description boxes is that long enough?."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Some College 4-8 Years n/a $45,000 USD

7/16  Barista (Woman)
Posted 13 June 2019

What I do?

"Helping angry customers, working fast and efficiently, cash handling."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston High School 4-8 Years n/a $20,000 USD

6/16  Deli Clerk (Woman)
Posted 26 October 2018

What I do?

"Slices product for customers."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Some College 1-2 Years n/a $14,000 USD

5/16  Professional Chef (Woman)
Posted 23 October 2018

What I do?

"Cook food of quality to high ranking officers in the military."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Raleigh Some College 4-8 Years n/a $13,900 USD

4/16  Trainer (Woman)
Posted 09 October 2018

What I do?

"Taking orders, filing orders, baking, answering phones, training new associates, delivering catering, catering coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore Some College 12-16 Years n/a $20,000 USD

3/16  Pizza Cook, Baker (Woman)
Posted 08 September 2018

What I do?

"Cooking and baking at a convenience store."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kansas City High School 8-12 Years n/a $21,300 USD

2/16  Barista (Woman)
Posted 21 June 2018

What I do?

"Make coffe for cutomers."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Some College 8-12 Years n/a $21,000 USD

1/16  Manager Of BIGGBY COFFEE (Man)
Posted 17 October 2017

What I do?

"¤Interview and hire people ¤Keep all workers happy and fully functional; making sure needs are met ¤Monitor monetary inflow as wells as outflow ¤Keep regulation held by Corporate ¤Keep Customers well informed, engaged, and happy ¤Regulate stock and maintenance needs."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Some College 4-8 Years n/a $45,000 USD


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