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

$45,430 USD

£35,905 GBP
New York City

$54,556 USD

$22,000 USD

£17,387 GBP
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Average Salary / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States

Average salary for Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States is $45,430 USD per year. The most typical earning is $22,000 USD. All data are based on 303 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $50,600 USD. Women receive a salary of $37,200 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of $76,000 USD. The second most paid education level is Doctorate Degree with salary of $61,500 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $68,300 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $67,700 USD.

Levels / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
1 100%
0.33%
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
16 99.67%
5.28%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
44 94.39%
14.52%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
36 79.87%
11.88%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
39 67.99%
12.87%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
23 55.12%
7.59%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
25 47.52%
8.25%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
20 39.27%
6.6%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
21 32.67%
6.93%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
14 25.74%
4.62%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
12 21.12%
3.96%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
4 17.16%
1.32%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
9 15.84%
2.97%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
8 12.87%
2.64%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
9 10.23%
2.97%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
4 7.26%
1.32%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
2 5.94%
0.66%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
0 n/a
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
7 5.28%
2.31%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
0 n/a
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
1 2.97%
0.33%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
0 n/a
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
2 2.64%
0.66%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
1 1.98%
0.33%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
1 1.65%
0.33%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
0 n/a
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
1 1.32%
0.33%
$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
3 0.99%
0.99%

Gender / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 152 $50,600 USD
2 Women 101 $37,200 USD

Education / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 6 $76,000 USD
2 Doctorate Degree 2 $61,500 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 67 $53,600 USD
4 Some College 136 $45,800 USD
5 Bellow H. School 16 $36,800 USD
6 High School 76 $36,500 USD

Experience / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 41 $68,300 USD
2 16-20 Years 26 $67,700 USD
3 8-12 Years 45 $51,100 USD
4 12-16 Years 30 $47,800 USD
5 4-8 Years 44 $37,700 USD
6 2-4 Years 46 $37,000 USD
7 0-1 Year 46 $29,900 USD
8 1-2 Years 25 $29,500 USD

Age / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 61-65 3 $104,700 USD
2 56-60 7 $85,100 USD
3 71-75 1 $85,000 USD
4 51-55 17 $62,900 USD
5 46-50 15 $61,600 USD
6 36-40 21 $56,700 USD
7 41-45 22 $54,600 USD
8 31-35 35 $47,100 USD
9 n/a 50 $46,500 USD
10 26-30 37 $40,800 USD
11 21-25 51 $31,600 USD
12 14-20 44 $29,300 USD

Work Type / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 21 $90,500 USD
2 Contract 13 $46,400 USD
3 Permanent 194 $46,200 USD
4 Part Time 75 $30,600 USD

States / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Nebraska 1 $100,000 USD
2 Connecticut 3 $77,700 USD
3 New Jersey 1 $75,000 USD
4 Montana 1 $70,000 USD
5 Massachusetts 8 $62,500 USD
6 California 30 $58,300 USD
7 Florida 27 $56,600 USD
8 District Of Columbia (DC) 3 $56,000 USD
9 Hawaii 3 $52,300 USD
10 New York State 22 $52,100 USD
11 New Mexico 2 $52,000 USD
12 Minnesota 5 $51,800 USD
13 Maine 2 $51,000 USD
14 Arizona 5 $50,700 USD
15 Texas 27 $49,500 USD
16 Alabama 5 $49,400 USD
17 Virginia 7 $46,600 USD
18 Tennessee 6 $45,700 USD
19 Colorado 8 $44,100 USD
20 North Carolina 10 $43,400 USD
21 Michigan 8 $42,800 USD
22 Rhode Island 1 $40,000 USD
23 Vermont 1 $40,000 USD
24 Oregon 5 $39,000 USD
25 Ohio 14 $37,700 USD
26 Georgia 8 $36,900 USD
27 Iowa 3 $36,200 USD
28 Maryland 3 $35,700 USD
29 Idaho 2 $35,600 USD
30 North Dakota 4 $35,500 USD
31 South Carolina 3 $35,200 USD
32 Delaware 1 $35,000 USD
33 Illinois 9 $34,800 USD
34 Missouri 7 $34,600 USD
35 Kentucky 6 $33,800 USD
36 Wisconsin 7 $32,200 USD
37 Pennsylvania 2 $31,000 USD
38 Louisiana 3 $28,300 USD
39 Indiana 4 $28,000 USD
40 Alaska 2 $27,000 USD
41 Washington State 4 $26,800 USD
42 Oklahoma 4 $26,500 USD
43 Utah 2 $23,700 USD
44 Arkansas 1 $23,000 USD
45 New Hampshire 1 $20,900 USD
46 Kansas 1 $15,200 USD
47 South Dakota 1 $15,000 USD

Cities / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Hartford 3 $77,700 USD
2 Tampa 10 $64,700 USD
3 Boston 8 $62,500 USD
4 Miami 4 $60,100 USD
5 Cleveland 3 $59,700 USD
6 Raleigh 3 $57,000 USD
7 Dallas 7 $56,800 USD
8 San Diego 5 $56,200 USD
9 Washington DC 3 $56,000 USD
10 Birmingham, United States 4 $55,500 USD
11 New York City 18 $54,600 USD
12 Orlando 9 $53,300 USD
13 Houston 8 $53,200 USD
14 Buffalo, United States 2 $53,000 USD
15 San Francisco 5 $52,600 USD
16 Detroit 5 $52,400 USD
17 Honolulu 3 $52,300 USD
18 Albuquerque 2 $52,000 USD
19 Minneapolis 5 $51,800 USD
20 Los Angeles 12 $51,300 USD
21 Portland, Maine 2 $51,000 USD
22 Toledo 2 $49,000 USD
23 Phoenix 4 $48,900 USD
24 Riverside 2 $47,500 USD
25 Colorado Springs 3 $45,500 USD
26 Austin 7 $45,400 USD
27 Denver 5 $43,200 USD
28 San Antonio 4 $42,500 USD
29 Madison 3 $42,000 USD
30 Fort Lauderdale 3 $41,000 USD
31 Bismarck, North Dakota 2 $41,000 USD
32 Richmond 5 $39,300 USD
33 Portland, Oregon 5 $39,000 USD
34 Atlanta 7 $38,600 USD
35 Lexington 3 $38,300 USD
36 Des Moines 3 $36,200 USD
37 Baltimore 3 $35,700 USD
38 --Other-- 20 $35,500 USD
39 Columbia, South Carolina 3 $35,200 USD
40 Chicago 9 $34,800 USD
41 Kansas City 4 $34,700 USD
42 Memphis 3 $34,700 USD
43 St. Louis 3 $34,300 USD
44 Charlotte 4 $34,000 USD
45 Tulsa 2 $34,000 USD
46 Akron 2 $31,500 USD
47 Fargo, North Dakota 2 $30,000 USD
48 Rochester 2 $29,500 USD
49 Shreveport 2 $29,500 USD
50 Louisville 3 $29,300 USD
51 Indianapolis 4 $28,000 USD
52 Anchorage 2 $27,000 USD
53 Grand Rapids 3 $26,900 USD
54 Seattle 4 $26,800 USD
55 Milwaukee 4 $24,900 USD
56 Columbus 5 $23,900 USD
57 Salt Lake City 2 $23,700 USD
58 Oklahoma City 2 $19,000 USD

Careers / Restaurants, Inns, Pubs / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Innkeeper 4 $110,000 USD
2 Restaurant Manager 98 $57,000 USD
3 Lead Waiter or Waitress 7 $52,700 USD
4 Other Restaurant Career 37 $52,200 USD
5 Bar Manager 10 $43,800 USD
6 Lead Cook 27 $41,700 USD
7 Waiter or Waitress 59 $33,300 USD
8 Serving Meals & Cashier 12 $31,800 USD
9 Cook 35 $31,500 USD
10 Cashier 14 $30,700 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Server (Man)
Posted 30 April 2024

What I do?

"Soft Skills, quick math, time management, communication."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Providence Some College 1-2 Years Basic $40,000 USD

49/50  Receiver (Man)
Posted 22 July 2022

What I do?

"Receive deliveries and store products."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert $37,400 USD

48/50  Front Desk (Woman)
Posted 17 July 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Anchorage Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $24,000 USD

47/50  Barista (Woman)
Posted 16 June 2022

What I do?

"Make coffee, stock supplies, interact with customers."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate $16,900 USD

46/50  Bartender (Woman)
Posted 14 April 2022

What I do?

"6 years experience."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kansas City Some College 2-4 Years Advanced $30,000 USD

45/50  Prep Cook (Woman)
Posted 21 March 2022

What I do?

"Cut vegetables."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando High School 4-8 Years Basic $26,000 USD

44/50  Barkeeper (Man)
Posted 04 March 2022

What I do?

"Barkeeper."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 1-2 Years Expert $55,000 USD

43/50  Executive Chef (Man)
Posted 19 February 2022

What I do?

"Heading culinary operations of a large restaurant cum event space."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $75,000 USD

42/50  Waitress (Woman)
Posted 13 January 2022

What I do?

"Waiting on tables."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia High School 2-4 Years Intermediate $20,000 USD

41/50  Cashier (Woman)
Posted 03 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fargo, North Dakota High School 0-1 Year Basic $25,000 USD

40/50  Baker (Woman)
Posted 01 January 2022

What I do?

"Bake bread and pastries, customer care."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kansas City Some College 8-12 Years Advanced $58,100 USD

39/50  Waiter (Man)
Posted 28 October 2021

What I do?

"Waiting on tables, explain menu."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate $41,200 USD

38/50  Janitor (Man)
Posted 22 September 2021

What I do?

"Dishwashing/loading Trash Lifting Cleaning Communication."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City High School 1-2 Years Basic $23,400 USD

37/50  Owner (Woman)
Posted 18 August 2021

What I do?

"Business operations and management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Memphis Some College 8-12 Years Intermediate $50,000 USD

36/50  Dining Room Manager (Woman)
Posted 17 February 2021

What I do?

"Ordering, hiring, training, organizing, customer service, bartending, firing, promotional work, managing, event setup."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbus High School 2-4 Years n/a $40,000 USD

35/50  Associate (Woman)
Posted 20 December 2020

What I do?

"Run cash register."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Madison High School 1-2 Years n/a $25,000 USD

34/50  Restaurant Manager (Man)
Posted 17 August 2020

What I do?

"Restaurant manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 8-12 Years n/a $60,000 USD

33/50  Dishwasher Prep (Man)
Posted 16 August 2020

What I do?

"Learn the basics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Hartford High School 4-8 Years n/a $23,000 USD

32/50  Head Chef Of Bar (Man)
Posted 29 June 2020

What I do?

"Cooking cleaning train staff etc."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City High School 8-12 Years n/a $36,000 USD

31/50  Restaurant Cook (Man)
Posted 12 May 2020

What I do?

"Prepare food, cook, clean."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore Some College 4-8 Years n/a $40,000 USD

30/50  Chief (Woman)
Posted 06 May 2020

What I do?

"Chief cook anything in the kitchen."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Bellow H. School 12-16 Years n/a $60,000 USD

29/50  Server Assistant (Woman)
Posted 26 February 2020

What I do?

"Serving food talking to guest."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Richmond High School 0-1 Year n/a $40,000 USD

28/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 25 February 2020

What I do?

"Running the restaurant."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Toledo Some College 16-20 Years n/a $60,000 USD

27/50  Owner/operator (Man)
Posted 14 December 2019

What I do?

"Own restaurant in SOUTH dakota."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 20+ Years n/a $75,000 USD

26/50  Bartender (Woman)
Posted 14 December 2019

What I do?

"Bar manager, full-time."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
St. Louis Some College 8-12 Years n/a $35,000 USD

25/50  Night Baker (Woman)
Posted 03 November 2019

What I do?

"I bake bread for the next day of operations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Louisville Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $20,000 USD

24/50  Lead Cook (Man)
Posted 23 October 2019

What I do?

"Help with supervising employees, prepare meal, help finish inventory and order. also provide input about sanitation practices at work."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tampa Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $34,000 USD

23/50  Restaurant Manager (Man)
Posted 03 September 2019

What I do?

"To keep track of your workers the chefs the waiters and waitresses making sure they are doing their job the right way."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Miami High School 16-20 Years n/a $70,000 USD

22/50  Bartender (Man)
Posted 04 August 2019

What I do?

"Bartending making craft cocktails."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 8-12 Years n/a $75,000 USD

21/50  General Manager (Woman)
Posted 01 August 2019

What I do?

"Talking care of the 85 staff members, working to archive set goals."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Lauderdale Some College 8-12 Years n/a $60,000 USD

20/50  Head Chef (Man)
Posted 14 June 2019

What I do?

"Kitchen leader for 15 years."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Some College 12-16 Years n/a $22,000 USD

19/50  Server (Man)
Posted 22 May 2019

What I do?

"Serve food and keep guests satisfied."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Lauderdale Some College 4-8 Years n/a $41,000 USD

18/50  Private Chef (Man)
Posted 20 May 2019

What I do?

"Plan menu. Order and purchase food items. Take food inventory."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbus Some College 20+ Years n/a $29,000 USD

17/50  Bartender (Woman)
Posted 15 May 2019

What I do?

"Make drinks, take orders."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $20,000 USD

16/50  Chef De Partie (Man)
Posted 01 May 2019

What I do?

"Chef in charge of a station."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Some College 8-12 Years n/a $67,000 USD

15/50  General Manager (Woman)
Posted 22 April 2019

What I do?

"Restaurant general manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cleveland High School 20+ Years n/a $53,000 USD

14/50  Delivery Driver (Woman)
Posted 14 April 2019

What I do?

"I am paid minimum wage as well as receiving tips and delivery fees. I am also in college which will effect the time I can spend at work. Meaning that my income is probably not a good measurement of the typical wage for this profession."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Memphis Some College 4-8 Years n/a $28,000 USD

13/50  Banquet Chef (Woman)
Posted 11 April 2019

What I do?

"Creating prep lists for 5-15 people to complete in order to successfully execute banquets up to 400 people."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $50,000 USD

12/50  Barista (Man)
Posted 12 February 2019

What I do?

"Creating drinks, taking orders, cleaning house."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 8-12 Years n/a $15,000 USD

11/50  Bartender (Woman)
Posted 06 February 2019

What I do?

"Preparing alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages for bar and patrons. Interacting with customers, taking orders and serving snacks and drinks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $40,000 USD

10/50  Sous Chef (Man)
Posted 25 December 2018

What I do?

"I was in charge to do the orders."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $50,000 USD

9/50  Grill Man (Man)
Posted 13 December 2018

What I do?

"Working on grill."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Some College 4-8 Years n/a $43,000 USD

8/50  Restaurant Manager (Man)
Posted 08 November 2018

What I do?

"Manage all aspects of restaurant from production to service as well as administrative aspects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Some College 8-12 Years n/a $52,000 USD

7/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 13 October 2018

What I do?

"In charge of whole restaurant."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando High School 8-12 Years n/a $55,000 USD

6/50  Restauranteur (Woman)
Posted 24 September 2018

What I do?

"Manage day to day operations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $72,000 USD

5/50  Server (Man)
Posted 06 September 2018

What I do?

"Serve tables and offer drink recommendations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Some College 2-4 Years n/a $18,000 USD

4/50  General Manager (Woman)
Posted 31 July 2018

What I do?

"Manage restaurant."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tulsa Some College 4-8 Years n/a $32,000 USD

3/50  Cashier (Man)
Posted 20 July 2018

What I do?

"Take money provide customer service."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Some College 20+ Years n/a $18,000 USD

2/50  Chef And Cooking (Man)
Posted 02 July 2018

What I do?

"I cook stuff and cook more stuff."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Some College 4-8 Years n/a $26,000 USD

1/50  Manager (Woman)
Posted 01 July 2018

What I do?

"Run all aspects of restaurant operations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Some College 20+ Years n/a $40,000 USD


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