Waiters & waitresses are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Waiters & waitresses was $17,455 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Waiters & waitresses by wage are Library technicians, Crossing guards, and Miscellaneous entertainment attendants & related workers.
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, Combined food preparation & serving workers, including fast food, Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop, Waiters & waitresses, Food servers, nonrestaurant, Dishwashers, Hosts & hostesses, restaurant, lounge, & coffee shop, and Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers
The top 3 locations that employ the most Waiters & waitresses are Maui, Kalawao & Kauai Counties PUMA, HI, Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV, and Eagle, Summit, Grand & Jackson Counties PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Waiters & waitresses are Doña Ana County (Outer) PUMA, NM, Conway City & Red Hill PUMA, SC, and Port Orange, Edgewater, New Smyrna Beach (East) & Oak Hill Cities PUMA, FL.