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
Service Orientation3.622.88
Speaking3.622.5
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 Clarity3.623
Speech Recognition3.623
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
Attention to Detail4.19
Self Control4.19
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 2019

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim102,290 $32,350
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington63,680 $20,770
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land55,590 $24,610
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell54,390 $22,170
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach53,220 $26,100
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward45,000 $37,810
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford38,140 $25,950
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn37,450 $24,950
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale35,350 $38,040
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue33,380 $41,520

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to waiters waitresses

Source : 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 24.3 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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