Training Requirements for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Food servers, nonrestaurant need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Food servers, nonrestaurant
Percent
Less than High School 15.7
High School 43.4
Some College 23.4
Associates Degree 7.4
Bachelors Degree 8.5
Masters Degree 1.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment Outlook for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

This represents about 253,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 33,000 more food servers, nonrestaurant but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 96,000 more.

Typical Income for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Hourly Income

On average,food servers, nonrestaurant make $11.29 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Food servers, nonrestaurant $8.33 $9.00 $10.21 $12.22 $16.07
Food preparation and serving related occupations $8.28 $8.94 $10.01 $12.34 $16.92
Food and beverage serving workers $8.16 $8.76 $9.50 $11.39 $15.03
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, food servers, nonrestaurant make $23,490 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Food servers, nonrestaurant $17,320 $18,720 $21,240 $25,410 $33,430
Food preparation and serving related occupations $17,220 $18,600 $20,810 $25,680 $35,200
Food and beverage serving workers $16,980 $18,230 $19,750 $23,690 $31,250
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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