Waiters and Waitresses generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level.
Once employed, Waiters and Waitresses can expect to earn an average of $17,000 per year throughout their career.
In addition, over the next 10 years Waiters and Waitresses will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 10.8% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Waiters and Waitresses rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.3% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.
Given the job environment today, Waiters and Waitresses can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 7.2% are currently unemployed.