How much does a Server make?

Updated Jan. 19, 2022
US$31,633 /yr
Average Base Pay

9,131 salaries

US$20K

Low

US$32K

Average

US$50K

High

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How much does a Server make? The national average salary for a Server is $31,633 in United States. Filter by location to see Server salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9,131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Server employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Server$28,488 /yr
L3
Food Service Manager$54,641 /yr
L4
Lead Server$26,103 /yr
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Related Job Titles

Server/Bartender

$27,408

per year

Food Server

$28,875

per year

Server/Waiter

$28,628

per year

Banquet Server

$31,690

per year

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Earls Kitchen + Bar
3.9

Earls Kitchen + Bar

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $22
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$10

$22

$10 - $22 Range

Boston Pizza
3.8

Boston Pizza

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

JOEY Restaurants
3.7

JOEY Restaurants

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $19

$9

$19

$9 - $19 Range

Boston Pizza
3.8

Boston Pizza

Server - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $28

$9

$28

$9 - $28 Range

Cactus Club Cafe
3.9

Cactus Club Cafe

Server - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $20

$10

$20

$10 - $20 Range

Earls Kitchen + Bar
3.9

Earls Kitchen + Bar

Server - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $22

$9

$22

$9 - $22 Range

Moxie’s Grill & Bar
3.7

Moxie’s Grill & Bar

Server - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

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Keg Restaurants
4.3

Keg Restaurants

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

JOEY Restaurants
3.7

JOEY Restaurants

Server - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $27

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

Jack Astor's
3.5

Jack Astor's

Server - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Server - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

Cactus Club Cafe
3.9

Cactus Club Cafe

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Swiss Chalet
3.5

Swiss Chalet

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

Jack Astor's
3.5

Jack Astor's

Server - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $20

$10

$20

$10 - $20 Range

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
4

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Server - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

East Side Mario's
3.6

East Side Mario's

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Moxie’s Grill & Bar
3.7

Moxie’s Grill & Bar

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Server - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $118

$9

$118

$9 - $118 Range

Milestones Grill & Bar
3.8

Milestones Grill & Bar

Server - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Montana's
3.4

Montana's

Server - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Server salaries

The national average salary for a Server is $28,488 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Server salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Server employees.

The highest salary for a Server in Canada is $37,372 per year.

The lowest salary for a Server in Canada is $21,716 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent server salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$16
hourly
A Server/Waiter in the Calgary Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$15
hourly
A Waitress in the Edmonton Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Edmonton Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Franchise
$15
hourly
A Server/Waiter in the Calgary Area area reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$18k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Server/Waitress in the Halifax Area area reported making $13 per hour
Additional Pay
$5k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Franchise
$15
hourly
A Banquet Server in the Victoria Area area reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$14k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Victoria Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Server in the Toronto Area area reported making $14 per hour
Additional Pay
$288k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Franchise
$16
hourly
A Waitress in the Edmonton Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Server in the Calgary Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Calgary Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private