How much do waiters get paid in USA?
Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that the mean annual wage of a waiter or waitress in 2021 was $29,010. This works out at $13.95 per hour on average.
How much do most waiters make in tips?
In the United States, servers make a median average of $100 in tips per day. This number is based on tip amounts for waiters and waitresses across the country. Still, the amount you make could depend on factors like the restaurant type, location of your restaurant, or your experience level.
Do waiters keep 100% of tips?
Servers keep their cash tips after they tip out hosts, bussers, bartenders. The IRS makes you claim your cars tips and cash tips, and take that out of their check. So no, servers don’t really keep all of their tips. All servers keep 100% tips.