Waiters & waitresses are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Waiters & waitresses was $18,359 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Waiters & waitresses by wage are Food servers, nonrestaurant, School bus monitors, and Library technicians.
Waiters & waitresses are part of the Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations, along with Chefs & head cooks, Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, Cooks, Food preparation workers, Bartenders, and 7 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Waiters & waitresses are Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV, Paradise (South) & Enterprise PUMA, NV, and Boone County PUMA, MO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Waiters & waitresses are East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, Collier County (Southwest) PUMA, FL, and Collier County (East) PUMA, FL.