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How much does a Hostess make in Illinois?

Average Hostess Hourly Wage in Illinois

Hostesses earn a median hourly wage of $9.24. Hourly wages typically start from $8.59 and go up to $12.77.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Hostess Yearly Salary in Illinois

Hostesses earn a median salary of $19,220 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,860 and go up to $26,560.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

13%
Full-Time
87%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Hostess demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
949
RATINGS
Hostesses average a score of 2.7 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Hostesses in the 13th 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 Illinois earn:

$12.77
an hour
$26,560
per year
Senior Hostess Earnings

Senior Hostesses in Illinois earn:

$10.62
an hour
$22,090
per year
Experienced Hostess Earnings

Experienced Hostesses in Illinois earn:

$9.24
an hour
$19,220
per year
Junior Hostess Earnings

Junior Hostesses in Illinois earn:

$8.83
an hour
$18,370
per year
Starting Hostess Earnings

Starting Hostesses in Illinois earn:

$8.59
an hour
$17,860
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Hostess salary comparison

Hostesses earn less than 89% percent of Food & Drink careers in Illinois. Hostess salaries are in the bottom 95% of all careers in Illinois.

Food Science Technologist Salary in Illinois $61k
Nutritionist Salary in Illinois $52k
Food Safety And Quality Technician Salary in Illinois $45k
Caterer Salary in Illinois $43k
Food Batchmaker Salary in Illinois $29k
Baker Salary in Illinois $24k
Restaurant Cook Salary in Illinois $22k
Food Preparation Worker Salary in Illinois $19k
Hostess Salary $19k
Food Server Salary in Illinois $18k
Source:

Historical salary for Hostesses in Illinois

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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