Do waiters at high-end restaurants make more money than waiters at regular restaurants?
People tip based on the bill of the food, right? A high-end restaurant could easily have a bill of $200, while a regular restaurant have bills that are around $40-$50. So do the waiters at the high-end restaurants make more money for doing basically the same job?
Asked By: Yeng - 6/4/2010
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Yes, waiters at high end restaurants do, in general make more on average than waiters at lower end restaurants. Many high end restaurants do keep their staff on similar pay scales or grades as lower end ones however, do keep in mind that even part time staff at these places tend to have to put more hours in per day. In... More
Answered By: Rita - 6/4/2010
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Yes, they do tend to make more money. But there are reasons for it... More
Answered By: Ashley - 6/4/2010
sometimes... they do get higher tips per table, but they are usually expected to do a lot more work per table, and often have less tables because of it. The tables also usually sit more and are more critical. I worked at a restaurant where the food was more expensive, but only had two or three tables a night. If you... More
Answered By: jaywhitsell - 6/4/2010
Of course! The higher the bill, the more the tip. A fancy restaurant tends to have more pricey food, which means a more costly bill. Say the person takes 20% of that for the tip. Common sense 20% of 200$ is more than 20% of 40$. Yes a waiter in a fancy restaurant makes more for doing the same job. :)
Answered By: Sara C - 6/4/2010
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