Salary for Nonrestaurant Food Servers

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Food servers working in a non-restaurant environment are charged with the responsibility of delivering food to clients who have ordered meals in places such as hotel rooms, care centers, hospital rooms or vehicles. They work diligently to ensure that all items are accounted for before delivery. Additionally, they take and receive orders that are passed onto the kitchen staff for preparation. They are expected to stock necessary kitchen utensils such as straws, napkins and ice as well. They remove trays from rooms once the guest is finished. They may also monitor food preparation techniques and cleaning methods. A high school diploma is often required for employment in this field.

A Nonrestaurant Food Server will usually earn wages that can range from 16000 - 24000 based on education and experience. Food Servers, Nonrestaurant usually receive an average pay level of Twenty One Thousand Six Hundred dollars every year.

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant receive the best pay in New York, where they get average compensation of just about $29510. People in this job function receive the highest salary in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they earn average pay scales of $27130.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.57 percent nationwide in that time.
Nonrestaurant Food Servers tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $27,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises $24,490
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $23,360
Public Administration $22,500
Transportation and Warehousing $22,420
Accommodation and Food Services $21,890
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Information $18,110
Retail Trade $18,900
Construction $20,410
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $21,000
Manufacturing $21,280
Other Services (except Public Administration) $21,370