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Restaurant Hosts and Hostesses

Welcome and seat restaurant customers.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$14.49 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  25.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction.
  • Communicate dining or order details to kitchen personnel.
  • Present food or beverage information or menus to customers.
  • Provide customers with general information or assistance.
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Job Title Examples:

Dining Room Supervisor
Hospitality Coordinator

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