How much do you make in tips as a waitress?
I live in Iowa and want to work at a fairly busy restaurant. I've applied at Famous Dave's, Biaggi's, Rock Bottom, Joe's Crab Shack, Old Chicago, PF Chang's, and a couple others. All of these are pretty busy restaurants in my area. Can anyone share with me how much they made in tips if they worked as a waiter or waitress at any of these restaurants, or even if you worked at a different restaurant? I'm just looking to see if this would be a good job for me and my expenses. Thanks!!
Asked By: Busy Mama - 2/24/2011
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Some places each waitress gets to keep her own tips. Some places all the waitresses put all the tips in a container, and share them evenly at the end on the shift/day. Some places split tips with the buss-person who cleans tables, and prepares table for the next guest... More
Answered By: ET - 2/24/2011
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I work on a bar/waitress and to be honest i've only ever had a couple of tips, and even then we're advised to put them in a container. Most people just sneak them in their pockets though
Answered By: Stargazer - 2/24/2011
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