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Waiters serve food and beverages in hotels, restaurants, clubs and dining establishments.


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Waiters
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
121,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$650
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
High
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • setting and arranging tables greeting customers and presenting them with menus and beverage lists
  • taking orders and relaying them to kitchen and bar staff
  • serving food and beverages
  • opening bottles and pouring beverages
  • clearing tables and returning dishes and cutlery to kitchen
  • removing empty bottles and used glasses from tables, and refilling and replacing glasses
  • collecting payments for sales and operating point of sales machines and cash registers
  • may recommend wines to complement food

Job Titles

  • Waiter

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Hospitality
  • Cert III in Hospitality

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    • Work with beautiful locally grown food
    • Great location
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