Cafeteria Server Salary

How much does a Cafeteria Server make?

The average Cafeteria Server in the US makes $20,352. Cafeteria Servers make the most in Los Angeles at $20,169, averaging total compensation -1% greater than the US average.

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The average cafeteria-server in the US makes $20,352

Salary Ranges for Cafeteria Servers

The salaries of Cafeteria Servers in the US range from $16,890 to $26,780 , with a median salary of $19,230 . The middle 50% of Cafeteria Servers makes between $19,230 and $21,670, with the top 83% making $26,780.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Cafeteria Server

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 12%. After a federal tax rate of 12% has been taken out, Cafeteria Servers could expect to have a take-home pay of $18,100/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $754*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Cafeteria Server

With a take-home pay of roughly $1,508/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Cafeteria Server would pay 166.14% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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