Waiters and Waitresses Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual salaries for waiters and waitresses in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of waiters and waitresses among Oregon metropolitan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Waiters and Waitresses in Oregon (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,610
25th Percentile Wage
$22,560
50th Percentile Wage
$24,130
75th Percentile Wage
$27,830
90th Percentile Wage
$46,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for waiters and waitresses in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,610.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of waiters and waitresses from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$24,130
3.65% 19.02%
2017
$23,250
4.99% -
2016
$22,090
10.14% -
2015
$19,850
2.52% -
2014
$19,350
0.78% -
2013
$19,200
-1.77% -
2012
$19,540
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Waiters and Waitresses in Oregon Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of waiters and waitresses in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of waiters and waitresses in state of Oregon ranges from $22,790 to $25,240. The highest paying area for waiters and waitresses in Oregon is Salem with a median annual salary of $25,240. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $24,680). The lowest paying area is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salem
$25,240
Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$24,680
Medford
$24,420
Eugene-Springfield
$24,250
Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$23,920
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$23,770
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$23,730
Bend
$23,730
Grants Pass
$23,670
Albany
$23,590
Corvallis
$23,440
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$23,020
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$22,910
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$22,790




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