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Waiters Waitresses Skills

Below are the skills needed to be waiters waitresses according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Active Listening3.752.88
Speaking3.622.5
Service Orientation3.622.88
Social Perceptiveness3.52.75
Coordination3.122.75

Waiters Waitresses Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be waiters waitresses according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension3.883
Oral Expression3.883
Speech Recognition3.623
Speech Clarity3.623
Near Vision3.123

Waiters Waitresses Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be waiters waitresses according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Customer and Personal Service4.374.17
English Language3.752.93
Sales and Marketing3.472.73
Food Production3.252.65
Administration and Management2.912.01

Waiters Waitresses Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being waiters waitresses according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information4.063.71
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public4.014.33
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates3.893.55
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships3.734.39
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others3.633.07

Waiters Waitresses Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being waiters waitresses according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Dependability4.22
Self Control4.19
Attention to Detail4.19
Cooperation4.13
Stress Tolerance4.1

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Waiters Waitresses

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Waiters Waitresses jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim108,740 $29,730
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington61,270 $26,100
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach56,720 $27,680
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land56,620 $24,400
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell52,410 $19,240
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward41,540 $35,410
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford36,980 $29,840
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn36,650 $22,880
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale34,310 $26,090
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise33,440 $26,270

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to waiters waitresses

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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