Restaurant Server salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$28,500/yr
Based on 981 income tax records
$16,000
$65,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
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$28K
 
$29K
$16,000
$65,000
How much do Restaurant Servers make?
The average total salary for a Restaurant Server is $28,500 per year. This is based on data from 981 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Restaurant Server and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Restaurant Server salary can vary between $16,000 to $65,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Restaurant Server salary by location

Restaurant Server salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Restaurant Personnel, Cook County, IL
88 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$17K – $79K
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Cook County, IL
19 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$16K – $37K
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GMRI, Cook County, IL
35 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$16K – $46K
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Brinker International, Cook County, IL
13 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$17K – $36K
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Outback Steakhouse, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$16K – $48K
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The Malnati Organization, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$18K – $36K
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Compass Group, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$16K – $34K

Restaurant Server demographics in Chicago, IL

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91% are single
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9% are married
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10% have kids
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8% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Restaurant Servers in Chicago, IL

981 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a restaurant server in Chicago, IL is $28,500 per year. Restaurant server salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $16,000 to $65,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 981 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as restaurant server.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for restaurant servers near Chicago, IL: Restaurant Personnel ($37,000 a year), Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants ($26,500 a year), and GMRI ($25,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for restaurant servers near Chicago, IL: Naperville, IL ($33,500 a year), Downers Grove, IL ($31,000 a year), and Saint Charles, IL ($30,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.