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Waiters and Waitresses

Take orders and serve food to restaurant patrons.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well below the statewide median
$10.06 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Below statewide average
Growth rate:  .3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Less than high school is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction.
  • Arrange tables or dining areas.
  • Clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
  • Clean food service areas.
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Job Title Examples:

Food and Beverage Server
Room Service Waiter
Server

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