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How much does a Server make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Sep. 22, 2021
US$34K /yr
Average Base Pay

332 salaries

US$22K

Low

US$34K

Average

US$53K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$35,091RangeUS$2,056 - US$598,761
The average salary for Server is US$34,301 per year in Chicago, IL, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 332 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Server employees in Chicago, IL, United States Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
ServerUS$34K /yr
L3
Food Service ManagerUS$50K /yr
L4
Lead ServerUS$33K /yr
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Lettuce Entertain You
4

Lettuce Entertain You

Server

US$32,327

 /yr
Range: US$10K - US$79K
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US$10K

US$79K

US$10,272 - US$78,651 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$14

US$5

US$14

US$5 - US$14 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$14

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$16

US$3

US$16

US$3 - US$16 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$7

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$19

US$3

US$19

US$3 - US$19 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Server - Hourly

US$9

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$255

US$5

US$255

US$5 - US$255 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$4 - US$24

US$4

US$24

US$4 - US$24 Range

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
4

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$8

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$28

US$2

US$28

US$2 - US$28 Range

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Red Robin
3.4

Red Robin

Server

US$28,730

 /yr
Range: US$12K - US$29K

US$12K

US$29K

US$11,747 - US$28,730 Range

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
4

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$20

US$6

US$20

US$6 - US$20 Range

Outback Steakhouse
3.6

Outback Steakhouse

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$14

US$3

US$14

US$3 - US$14 Range

Lettuce Entertain You
4

Lettuce Entertain You

Server - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$28

US$5

US$28

US$5 - US$28 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Server - Hourly

US$10

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$12

US$10

US$12

US$10 - US$12 Range

California Pizza Kitchen
3.7

California Pizza Kitchen

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$4 - US$7

US$4

US$7

US$4 - US$7 Range

Blue Plate Catering
4.1

Blue Plate Catering

Server - Hourly

US$16

 /hr
Range: US$14 - US$18

US$14

US$18

US$14 - US$18 Range

Darden
3.9

Darden

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$9

US$2

US$9

US$2 - US$9 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server - Hourly

US$7

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$21

US$2

US$21

US$2 - US$21 Range

Texas Roadhouse
3.8

Texas Roadhouse

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$21

US$2

US$21

US$2 - US$21 Range

TGI Fridays
3.4

TGI Fridays

Server - Hourly

US$7

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$22

US$2

US$22

US$2 - US$22 Range

Steak n Shake
2.9

Steak n Shake

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$4 - US$9

US$4

US$9

US$4 - US$9 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Server - Hourly

US$11

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$17

US$2

US$17

US$2 - US$17 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Server salaries

The average salary for a Server is US$34,301 per year in Chicago, IL, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 332 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Server employees in Chicago, IL, United States Area.

The highest salary for a Server in Chicago, IL, United States Area is US$53,408 per year.

The lowest salary for a Server in Chicago, IL, United States Area is US$22,030 per year.