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Server Salaries in Chicago, IL, United States Area

Updated Jul. 5, 2022
US$34,371 /yr
Average Base Pay

330 salaries

US$22K

Low

US$34K

Average

US$53K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$35,086RangeUS$2,056 - US$598,697
The average salary for Server is US$34,371 per year in the Chicago, IL, United States Area. The average additional cash compensation for a Server in the Chicago, IL, United States Area is US$35,086, with a range from US$2,056 - US$598,697. Salaries estimates are based on 330 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Server employees in the Chicago, IL, United States Area.

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Server/Bartender

US$36,762

per year

Food Server

US$30,356

per year

Server/Waiter

US$38,249

per year

Banquet Server

US$30,393

per year

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Lettuce Entertain You
3.8

Lettuce Entertain You

Server

US$33,495

 /yr
Range: US$11K - US$83K

US$11K

US$83K

US$10,886 - US$83,355 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.4

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server - Hourly

US$7

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$21

US$5

US$21

US$5 - US$21 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$17

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$21

US$5

US$21

US$5 - US$21 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$8

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$15

US$6

US$15

US$6 - US$15 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Server - Hourly

US$7

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$26

US$5

US$26

US$5 - US$26 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Server - Hourly

US$10

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$23

US$5

US$23

US$5 - US$23 Range

Texas Roadhouse
3.8

Texas Roadhouse

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$28

US$2

US$28

US$2 - US$28 Range

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Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
3.9

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$8

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$30

US$2

US$30

US$2 - US$30 Range

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
3.9

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$21

US$6

US$21

US$6 - US$21 Range

Red Robin
3.4

Red Robin

Server

US$30,448

 /yr
Range: US$12K - US$30K

US$12K

US$30K

US$12,450 - US$30,448 Range

Outback Steakhouse
3.7

Outback Steakhouse

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$18

US$5

US$18

US$5 - US$18 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.4

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server - Hourly

US$9

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$23

US$3

US$23

US$3 - US$23 Range

Lettuce Entertain You
3.8

Lettuce Entertain You

Server - Hourly

US$14

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$30

US$5

US$30

US$5 - US$30 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.7

The Cheesecake Factory

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$15

US$6

US$15

US$6 - US$15 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.2

Brookdale Senior Living

Server - Hourly

US$11

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$12

US$10

US$12

US$10 - US$12 Range

TGI Fridays
3.4

TGI Fridays

Server - Hourly

US$8

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$23

US$3

US$23

US$3 - US$23 Range

California Pizza Kitchen
3.6

California Pizza Kitchen

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$7

US$5

US$7

US$5 - US$7 Range

Blue Plate Catering
3.9

Blue Plate Catering

Server - Hourly

US$17

 /hr
Range: US$16 - US$19

US$16

US$19

US$16 - US$19 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Server - Hourly

US$15

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$22

US$9

US$22

US$9 - US$22 Range

Steak ‘n Shake
2.8

Steak ‘n Shake

Server - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$10

US$5

US$10

US$5 - US$10 Range

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US$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Server with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$3,000

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Expeditor with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$20,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Server with 10 to 14 years of experience

US$7

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash BonusUS$20/hr
Stock BonusUS$10/hr

8 days ago by a Server with 10 to 14 years of experience

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US$9

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Server/Waiter with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Server/Houseman with 4 to 6 years of experience

US$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Server with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Server salaries

The average salary for a Server is US$34,371 per year in Chicago, IL, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 330 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$53,483 per year.

The lowest salary for a Server in Chicago, IL, United States Area is US$22,088 per year.