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2021 Fast Food and Counter Workers Salary Guide

Perform duties such as taking orders and serving food and beverages. Serve customers at counter or from a steam table. May take payment. May prepare food and beverages.

Fast Food and Counter Workers Salary 2021

Salary

$23.9K

Growth

11%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Fast Food and Counter Workers Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $17,940 $19,800 $23,860 $27,920 $31,960
Hourly Wage $8.63 $9.52 $11.47 $13.42 $15.37

How Much Do Fast Food and Counter Workers Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$17,940
$19,800
$23,860
$27,920
$31,960
Hourly Wage
$8.63
$9.52
$11.47
$13.42
$15.37

What Do Fast Food and Counter Workers Do?

Perform duties such as taking orders and serving food and beverages. Serve customers at counter or from a steam table. May take payment. May prepare food and beverages.

Also known as:

Cafe Server, Cafeteria Server, Cafeteria Worker, Deli Worker (Delicatessen Worker), Food Server, Food Service Assistant, Food Service Worker, Prep Cook (Preparation Cook), School Cafeteria Cook, Server

  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction.
  • Process customer bills or payments.
  • Clean tableware.
  • Clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
  • Take customer orders.
  • Clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
  • Take customer orders.
  • Operate cash registers.
  • Balance receipts.
  • Process customer bills or payments.
  • Serve food or beverages.
  • Cook foods.
  • Clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
  • Clean food service areas.
  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Prepare hot or cold beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages.
  • Collect dirty dishes or other tableware.
  • Clean tableware.
  • Collect dirty dishes or other tableware.
  • Move equipment, supplies or food to required locations.
  • Arrange tables or dining areas.
  • Add garnishes to food.
  • Package food or supplies.
  • Communicate dining or order details to kitchen personnel.
  • Prepare hot or cold beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages.
  • Communicate dining or order details to kitchen personnel.
  • Arrange food for serving.
  • Stock serving stations or dining areas with food or supplies.
  • Arrange tables or dining areas.
  • Manage preparation of special meals or diets.
  • Deliver items.
  • Prepare foods or meals.
  • Train food preparation or food service personnel.
  • Schedule dining reservations.

Fast Food and Counter Workers Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 4,047,700 4,508,600 11% 826,600

Fast Food and Counter Workers Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
4,047,700
4,508,600
11%
826,600

Fast Food and Counter Workers Schooling & Experience

  • No formal educational credential
  • No work experience
  • Less than 1 month on-the-job training

Fast Food and Counter Workers Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
$16.50+/Hr weekday dayshift Crew McDonald's PARKER, Colorado 09/28/2021 Yes
$400 Pay Out for Waiter / Waitress Red Robin Cordova, Tennessee 09/28/2021 No
$400 Pay Out for Waiter / Waitress Red Robin St. Peters, Missouri 09/28/2021 No
$400 Pay Out for Waiter / Waitress Red Robin Burlington, Washington 09/28/2021 No
(PT) Cook Position - Atoka Chili's Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Atoka, Oklahoma 09/28/2021 No
(PT) Line Cook - McAlester Travel Plaza Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma McAlester, Oklahoma 09/28/2021 No
(PT) Server - Atoka Chili's Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Atoka, Oklahoma 09/28/2021 No
6am Deli Clerk II Festival Foods West Allis, Wisconsin 09/28/2021 No
Banquet Server PeopleReady Youngstown, Ohio 09/28/2021 Yes
Banquet Server PeopleReady Winston-Salem, North Carolina 09/28/2021 Yes

Fast Food and Counter Workers Jobs .

Location

Hamilton, OH Gurnee, IL Davis, CA Frisco, TX Orlando, FL Westmont, IL Plano, TX Gainesville, FL Dallas, TX Waukesha, WI Reno, NV Madison, WI Las Vegas, NV San Antonio, TX New Orleans, LA Kissimmee, FL Indianapolis, IN Fort Worth, TX Columbus, OH Charlotte, NC Boise, ID Arlington, VA San Leandro, CA Salt Lake City, UT Oklahoma City, OK Oconomowoc, WI Ocala, FL Farmingdale, NY Des Moines, IA Allen, TX The Colony, TX San Diego, CA Prosper, TX Powell, OH Philadelphia, PA Nashville, TN Mckinney, TX Houston, TX Henderson, NV Grove City, OH Chicago, IL Bozeman, MT Batavia, IL Baltimore, MD Atlanta, GA Addison, TX West Des Moines, IA Virtual, USA Tampa, FL Rochester, MN Paramus, NJ Oxford, MS Owatonna, MN Orem, UT New York, NY Natick, MA Meridian, ID Maple Grove, MN Green Bay, WI Bowling Green, KY Appleton, WI Wichita Falls, TX Waukegan, IL Thousand Oaks, CA Spokane, WA Sparks, NV Shreveport, LA Shepherdstown, WV Seattle, WA Scottsdale, AZ Sanford, FL Saint Cloud, MN Rock Hill, SC Rice Lake, WI Providence, RI Pikeville, KY Palm Bay, FL North Wales, PA Melbourne, FL Malta, NY King Of Prussia, PA Grand Junction, CO Gambier, OH Everett, WA Downers Grove, IL Detroit, MI Daytona Beach, FL Boston, MA Bend, OR Austin, TX Allison Park, PA Albuquerque, NM Akron, OH Zionsville, IN Winston-Salem, NC Winston Salem, NC Williamsburg, VA Washington, UT Virginia Beach, VA Vadnais Heights, MN Us, USA Urbandale, IA University Park, PA Tyler, TX Tuscaloosa, AL Traverse City, MI Tn, USA Three Forks, MT Thornton, CO Temple, TX Sun Prairie, WI Sumner, WA St. Peters, MO Spartanburg, SC Short Hills, NJ Shakopee, MN Seymour, IN Saukville, WI Sauk City, WI Sartell, MN Saint Cloud, FL Rochester, NY Roanoke, VA Richmond, KY Richardson, TX Radcliff, KY Puyallup, WA Phoenix, AZ Parker, CO Ontario, CA Ocoee, FL Noblesville, IN Newark, NJ Newark, DE Munfordville, KY Medford, WI Mclean, VA Mansfield, OH Manchester, NH Lowell, MA London, OH Leesburg, FL Lansdale, PA Lake Havasu, AZ Lake Charles, LA Knoxville, TN Johnson Creek, WI Jefferson, WI Jamesville, NY Jacksonville, FL Inglewood, CA Indianapolis City (Balance), IN Huntington, WV Hudson, NH Hoffman Estates, IL Helena, MT Harrisonburg, VA Hampstead, NC Hammond, LA Grovetown, GA Greensburg, PA Greeley, CO Glendale, CA Fremont, NE Freeport, IL Fond Du Lac, WI Fishers, IN Erie, PA Elizabethtown, KY Durham, NC Draper, UT Deltona, FL Deland, FL Cordova, TN Clinton Township, MI Cleveland, OH Clermont, FL Clearfield, UT Clear Lake, IA Cherry Hill, NJ Carthage, NY Carnesville, GA Campbellsville, KY Burlington, WA Bunker Hill, IN Buffalo, NY Brookfield, WI Bristol, PA Bretton Woods, NH Brea, CA Bloomingdale, IL Auburn, AL Atoka, OK Arlington, TX Apopka, FL Altamonte Springs, FL Alliance, OH Zion, IL Ypsilanti, MI Youngstown, OH Wooster, OH Woodmere, OH Woodbury, MN Winter Springs, FL Winter Park, FL Winter Garden, FL Winona, MN Winnemucca, NV Windermere, FL Williston, FL Wildwood, FL Whittier, CA White Plains, NY Wheat Ridge, CO Westwood, MA West Newton, MA West Memphis, AR West Jordan, UT West Hartford, CT West Bend, WI West Allis, WI Waxahachie, TX Waukee, IA Wauchula, FL Watertown, WI Waterloo, IA Washington, PA Wantagh, NY Walnut Creek, CA Wales, WI Waco, TX Visalia, CA Vineland, NJ Verona, WI Venice, FL Vancouver, WA Valley City, OH Utica, NY Umatilla, FL Tustin, CA Tuckerman, AR Towson, MD Titusville, FL Tiptonville, TN Thermal, CA The Dalles, OR Texas City, TX Texarkana, TX Tewksbury, MA Terre Haute, IN Taylor, TX Tar Heel, NC Syracuse, NY Sussex, WI Superior, WI Summerfield, FL Stuart, IA Stringtown, OK Stratham, NH Stowe, VT Stillwater, OK Sterling, MI Stanley, WI St Cloud, MN Sparks Glencoe, MD Sparkill, NY Spalding, GA Southgate, MI South San Francisco, CA South Saint Paul, MN South Elgin, IL Smithfield, NC Slinger, WI Skokie, IL Sioux Falls, SD Sioux City, IA Silverdale, WA Shawnee, KS Sealevel, NC Schaumburg, IL Savannah, GA Satellite Beach, FL Sarasota, FL Santa Clara, CA Santa Ana, CA San Marcos, TX San Jose, CA San Bruno, CA San Antonio, FL Salem, NH Saint Peter, MN Saint Paul, MN Saint Louis, MO Saint Francis, MN Saint Augustine, FL Rutherford, NJ Round Lake, MN Roscoe, TX Rome, GA Rocky Mount, NC Rockledge, FL Rockford, IL Rochester, MI River Falls, WI Ridgeland, MS Richfield, WI Rawlins, WY Rapid City, SD Rancho Murieta, CA Raleigh, NC Portland, OR Portland, IN Portage, MI Port Orange, FL Port Huron, MI Port Charlotte, FL Pocola, OK Plymouth, MN Pleasanton, CA Plainville, MA Pittsburgh, PA Perrysburg, OH Perris, CA Pelham, NH Passaic, NJ Park River, ND Owensboro, KY Oviedo, FL Overland Park, KS Oswego, NY Oshkosh, WI Ormond Beach, FL Oregon, WI Orangevale, CA Orange, CA Orange City, FL Ooltewah, TN Onalaska, WI Olathe, KS Ocean, NJ Ocean Springs, MS Novi, MI Norwalk, IA Norton Shores, MI North Merrick, NY North Las Vegas, NV Normandy Park, WA Norman, OK Norco, CA Nichols, NY Newcastle, WY New Smyrna Beach, FL New Prague, MN New Paris, OH New Carrollton, MD Nekoosa, WI Neillsville, WI Naperville, IL Muscatine, IA Murray, UT Murfreesboro, TN Mt. Laurel, NJ Mt Pleasant, WI Mount Pleasant, PA Mount Dora, FL Morrisville, NC Morrison, CO Morganton, NC Morgan Hill, CA Moorestown Twp, NJ Monticello, AR Montgomery, AL Moline, IL Mocksville, NC Mitchell, IN Minneapolis, MN Midwest City, OK Midvale, UT Metairie, LA Mesa, AZ Merritt Island, FL Medford, MA Mechanicsville, VA Mcalester, OK Mays Landing, NJ Maryville, MO Marysville, WA Marshall, TX Marlborough, MA Marietta, OH Marietta, GA Mansfield, MA Manhattan, NY Manchester, CT Malibu, CA Madera, CA Lynchburg, VA Louisville, KY Los Angeles, CA Los Alamos, NM Longwood, FL Longview, TX Lomira, WI Lombard, IL Lock Haven, PA Littleton, CO Little Rock, AR Lincoln, NE Lincoln, MI Liberty, IN Lexington, KY Lenexa, KS Lebanon, IN Lawrence, KS Laredo, TX Lanse, MI Lancaster, PA Lakewood, CO Lakewood, CA Lakeville, MN Lake Mary, FL Lake Havasu City, AZ Laguna Niguel, CA Ladson, SC La Crosse, WI Kwigillingok, AK Kwethluk, AK Kirkwood, MO Kingwood, TX Kenosha, WI Kansas City, MO Johnston, RI Johnston, IA Janesville, WI Jamestown, NY Ithaca, NY Independence, OR Incline Village, NV Huntington Beach, CA Huntersville, NC Hunt Valley, MD Hopkins, MN Hopatcong, NJ Holbrook, AZ Hillsboro, TX Highlands Ranch, CO Highland Park, IL Hickory, NC Herriman, UT Hazel Park, MI Hattiesburg, MS Hartland, MI Harrisville, PA Harrisburg, PA Hampton, NH Gulfport, MS Groveland, FL Grove City, PA Gresham, OR Greenwood Village, CO Greenville, SC Greenville, NC Greensburg, IN Greensboro, NC Grandville, MI Grand Saline, TX Grand Rapids, MI Granada Hills, CA Goshen, NY Goody, KY Glendale, AZ Gilbert, AZ Germantown, TN Geneva On The Lake, OH Gary, IN Fruita, CO Fridley, MN Franklin, OH Fort Myer, VA Fort Meade, SD Fort Irwin, CA Fort Dodge, IA Footville, WI Fonda, NY Folsom, CA Florence, SC Fayetteville, NC Fairmount, IN Fairfax, VA Exeter, NH Ewing, NJ Evanston, IL Eustis, FL Euclid, OH Escanaba, MI Ephraim, UT Elko, NV Edwardsville, IL Edina, MN Edgewood, FL Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center & Terrace - Troy, NY East Peoria, IL East Orange, NJ Eagan, MN Durant, OK Dunnellon, FL Dunkirk, NY Dundalk, MD Duck Key, FL Dubuque, IA Dewitt, NY Deptford, NJ Denton, TX Delafield, WI Decatur, IL Danville, IL Cypress, CA Cranberry Township, PA Covington, LA Corpus Christi, TX Coralville, IA Coral Gables, FL College Place, WA Coeur D Alene, ID Cocoa, FL Cocoa Beach, FL Clive, IA Clinton, SC Clinton, IN Clinton, IA Circle Pines, MN Cincinnati, OH Chula Vista, CA Chiefland, FL Chicopee, MA Chesterton, IN Chefornak, AK Charlottesville, VA Chambersburg, PA Cerritos, CA Central Falls, RI Centerville, TN Castle Rock, CO Casselberry, FL Carson City, NV Carlisle, PA Cape Girardeau, MO Cameron, WI Caldwell, ID Butler, WI Bushnell, FL Brookville, NY Brooklyn, NY Brighton, MI Bridgewater, MA Brick, NJ Brentwood, TN Branford, CT Bonita Springs, FL Bolingbrook, IL Boca Raton, FL Bloomington, IN Blaine, MN Birmingham, AL Binghamton, NY Billings, MT Bethlehem, PA Bethesda, MD Bethel, AK Berea, KY Benbrook, TX Belton, TX Bellingham, WA Bellevue, WA Belleview, FL Bellefonte, PA Beachwood, OH Bayamon, USA Bangor, ME Baldwin Park, CA Avon, OH Aventura, FL Aurora, CO Auburn, MA Athens, WV Ashtabula, OH Ashburn, VA Ankeny, IA Andover, KS Amherst, Town Of, NY Amarillo, TX Altoona, IA Allston, MA Allentown, PA Algonquin, IL Alexandria, VA Alexandria, MN Albert Lea, MN Albany, OR Albany, NY Alachua, FL Afton, WY
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Company

Raising Cane's ARAMARK Pizza Hut Red Robin Kwik Trip/Kwik Star Compass Group, North America Maverik Nordstrom Sodexo WinCo Foods McDonald's AVI Foodsystems Gpm Investments LLC PeopleReady Barnes & Noble Trader Joe's TravelCenters of America Wegmans Omni Hotels Stew Leonard's life care Aimbridge Hospitality Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Inspire Brands On The Border New Horizon Foods Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Elior North America McDonald's McDonald's Papa John's International Aerotek Festival Foods Fooda NANA Regional Corporation SSM Health TKC Holdings UPMC Drury Hotels HMSHost Hyatt Indiana University Health Kneaders Bakery & Cafe ManpowerGroup McDonald's QuickChek Alameda Health System Bozeman Health Carthage Central School District Chick-Fil-A Brookfield WI Five Star Food Service Golden Corral Highland General Hospital Highmark Health John George Psychiatric Pavilion Leisure Care Nebraska Methodist Health System Pennsylvania State University Prestige Healthcare Prime Healthcare Pyramid Hotel Group Ted's Montana Grill Inc Topgolf Town Pump United Natural Foods UnityPoint Health 7-Eleven Active Day Alpaca Chicken Army Installation Management Command Bahn Mi 47 Benchmark Brookdale Senior Living Buffalo Lodging Associates CCSD Cabela's Chicken Salad Chick Dandy Mini Marts Delaware North Delta Sonic Car Wash Excela Health Fairmont Fairview Health Services FirstService Residential Good Samaritan Society Hilton IHG IHG Kelly Services Lakeside Neurologic Live Nation MOD Pizza Magnolia Health Systems Management & Training Corporation Meijer Memorial Health System Mennonite Home Communities Mercy Medical Center Clinton Munson Healthcare Munson Medical Center Navy Exchange Services (NEX) North Shore Healthcare Penn National Gaming Pilot Company PruittHealth Quad Sage Hospitality Resources Spectrum Health State of Georgia State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources Sun Communities Sunrise Senior Living The Blake School Tommy Bahama Vail Resorts Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa Winnwood Retirement Community Wolak Management Group Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Z Gallerie Zoological Society of San Diego
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Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
McDonald's
PARKER, Colorado
09/28/2021
Yes
Red Robin
Cordova, Tennessee
09/28/2021
No
Red Robin
St. Peters, Missouri
09/28/2021
No
Red Robin
Burlington, Washington
09/28/2021
No
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Atoka, Oklahoma
09/28/2021
No
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
McAlester, Oklahoma
09/28/2021
No
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Atoka, Oklahoma
09/28/2021
No
Festival Foods
West Allis, Wisconsin
09/28/2021
No
PeopleReady
Youngstown, Ohio
09/28/2021
Yes
PeopleReady
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
09/28/2021
Yes

Fast Food and Counter Workers Salary Guide 2021

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