How much does a Hostess make in the United States?

Average Hostess Yearly Salary in the United States

Hostesses earn an average yearly salary of $21,030. Salaries typically start from $14,613 and go up to $27,075.

Average Hostess Hourly Wage in the United States

Hostesses earn an average hourly wage of $10.11. Hourly wages typically start from $7.03 and go up to $13.02.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

15%
Full-Time
85%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Hostess demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
1416
RATINGS
Hostesses average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Hostesses in the 12th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Hostess satisfaction

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Hostess Earnings by Seniority

Top End Hostess Earnings

The highest earning Hostesses in the United States earn:

$13.02
an hour
$27,074.6
per year
Senior Hostess Earnings

Senior Hostesses in the United States earn:

$11.98
an hour
$24,927.4
per year
Experienced Hostess Earnings

Experienced Hostesses in the United States earn:

$9.99
an hour
$20,782.0
per year
Junior Hostess Earnings

Junior Hostesses in the United States earn:

$8.02
an hour
$16,675.9
per year
Starting Hostess Earnings

Starting Hostesses in the United States earn:

$7.03
an hour
$14,613.2
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Hostess Salary Comparison

Hostesses earn more than 4% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Barista Salary $22k
Cake Designer Salary $22k
Retail Salesperson Salary $22k
Amusement Attendant Salary $21k
Janitor Salary $21k
Hostess Salary $21k
Lifeguard Salary $20k
Food Preparation Worker Salary $19k
Cashier Salary $19k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Hostess salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Hostess Salary in Nevada $12.63 $26,280 # 1
Hostess Salary in Vermont $12.47 $25,940 # 2
Hostess Salary in District of Columbia $12.45 $25,890 # 3
Hostess Salary in California $12.03 $25,015.4 # 4
Hostess Salary in Hawaii $11.97 $24,900 # 5
Hostess Salary in New York $11.53 $23,979.9 # 6
Hostess Salary in Massachusetts $11.42 $23,744.8 # 7
Hostess Salary in New Jersey $11.36 $23,620 # 8
Hostess Salary in Alaska $11.20 $23,300 # 9
Hostess Salary in Minnesota $11.00 $22,870 # 10
Hostess Salary in Washington $10.99 $22,867.3 # 11
Hostess Salary in Connecticut $10.96 $22,790 # 12
Hostess Salary in Rhode Island $10.85 $22,570 # 13
Hostess Salary in Colorado $10.68 $22,209.8 # 14
Hostess Salary in Oregon $10.61 $22,066.2 # 15
Hostess Salary in Wyoming $10.48 $21,790 # 16
Hostess Salary in Maryland $10.28 $21,380 # 17
Hostess Salary in United States $10.11 $21,029.8 # 18
Hostess Salary in Virginia $10.07 $20,955.9 # 19
Hostess Salary in South Dakota $10.07 $20,940 # 20
Hostess Salary in Florida $10.06 $20,927.4 # 21
Hostess Salary in Illinois $10.04 $20,882.8 # 22
Hostess Salary in Virgin Islands $9.93 $20,660 # 23
Hostess Salary in Utah $9.91 $20,610 # 24
Hostess Salary in New Hampshire $9.90 $20,600 # 25
Hostess Salary in Arizona $9.87 $20,520 # 26
Hostess Salary in Nebraska $9.83 $20,440 # 27
Hostess Salary in New Mexico $9.78 $20,340 # 28
Hostess Salary in Michigan $9.76 $20,297.6 # 29
Hostess Salary in North Dakota $9.69 $20,150 # 30
Hostess Salary in Oklahoma $9.66 $20,100 # 31
Hostess Salary in Pennsylvania $9.55 $19,869.4 # 32
Hostess Salary in Maine $9.55 $19,860 # 33
Hostess Salary in Georgia $9.53 $19,827.8 # 34
Hostess Salary in Montana $9.52 $19,810 # 35
Hostess Salary in Ohio $9.47 $19,687.3 # 36
Hostess Salary in Missouri $9.41 $19,580 # 37
Hostess Salary in West Virginia $9.41 $19,580 # 38
Hostess Salary in South Carolina $9.33 $19,410 # 39
Hostess Salary in Mississippi $9.31 $19,370 # 40
Hostess Salary in Delaware $9.29 $19,330 # 41
Hostess Salary in Idaho $9.26 $19,270 # 42
Hostess Salary in Texas $9.22 $19,176.3 # 43
Hostess Salary in Arkansas $9.22 $19,170 # 44
Hostess Salary in Kansas $9.10 $18,930 # 45
Hostess Salary in Tennessee $9.08 $18,880 # 46
Hostess Salary in Wisconsin $9.07 $18,860 # 47
Hostess Salary in Indiana $9.06 $18,840 # 48
Hostess Salary in Guam $9.06 $18,840 # 49
Hostess Salary in Iowa $8.99 $18,690 # 50
Hostess Salary in Louisiana $8.94 $18,600 # 51
Hostess Salary in Kentucky $8.78 $18,260 # 52
Hostess Salary in North Carolina $8.77 $18,246.5 # 53
Hostess Salary in Alabama $8.75 $18,190 # 54
Hostess Salary in Puerto Rico $8.33 $17,320 # 55