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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 Listening3.882.5
Service Orientation3.752.75
Social Perceptiveness3.622.5
Speaking3.622.25
Coordination3.252.75

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 Comprehension43
Oral Expression43
Speech Recognition3.883.25
Speech Clarity3.623.12
Trunk Strength3.383.25

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 Service4.144.1
Food Production3.283.06
English Language3.22.87
Sales and Marketing2.862.75
Public Safety and Security2.62.2

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
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public4.264.59
Performing General Physical Activities3.63.84
Getting Information3.482.8
Selling or Influencing Others3.423.57
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates3.373.47

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
Cooperation4.12
Self Control4.06
Stress Tolerance4.01
Concern for Others3.89

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-Anaheim106,260$29,060
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington64,060$24,540
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach59,380$26,800
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land55,980$24,440
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell49,890$19,230
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward41,100$34,760
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford38,650$28,920
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn37,400$21,700
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale36,870$22,420
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise32,040$26,390

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to waiters waitresses

Source : 2016 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

Most Popular Industries for
Waiters Waitresses

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

IndustryTotal EmploymentPercentAnnual Median Salary
Restaurant2,048,20087%$16,610
Hotel And Accomodation141,1306%$18,410
Amusement Gambling And Recreation85,5503%$18,200
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