The 17 Jobs That Make The Most In Tips

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Bartender in Austin, Texas

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If you want to know who works hardest to please customers, just follow the money.Payscale’s 6th annual tipping report identifies how much different professions earn in tips.

Bartenders can earn among the most with average tips of $9.60 per hour. Gaming dealers can pick up even more with average tips of $12.40 per hour.

Altogether tipping rates have increased around 4 per cent since 2009, according to PayScale’s Katie Bardaro. “It’s a sign of a recovery,” she said.

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content=”Median hourly tips: $4.90

Typical total hourly income: $30.10

per cent of hourly income from tips: 16%

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Typical total hourly income: $24.10

per cent of hourly income from tips: 20%

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content=”Median hourly tips: $4.90

Typical total hourly income: $17.40

per cent of hourly income from tips: 28%

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content=”Median hourly tips: $5.00

Typical total hourly income: $22.10

per cent of hourly income from tips: 23%

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title=”#13 Taxi driver”
content=”Median hourly tips: $5.00

Typical total hourly income: $19.60

per cent of hourly income from tips: 26%

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title=”#12 Hotel floor manager”
content=”Median hourly tips: $5.20

Typical total hourly income: $18.30

per cent of hourly income from tips: 28%

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title=”#11 Casino host”
content=”Median hourly tips: $5.70

Typical total hourly income: $28.50

per cent of hourly income from tips: 20%

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title=”#10 Banquet server”
content=”Median hourly tips: $5.70

Typical total hourly income: $13.70

per cent of hourly income from tips: 42%

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title=”#9 Tattoo artist”
content=”Median hourly tips: $6.10

Typical total hourly income: $33.60

per cent of hourly income from tips: 18%

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title=”#8 Waiter/Waitress”
content=”Median hourly tips: $7.00

Typical total hourly income: $11.20

per cent of hourly income from tips: 63%

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title=”#7 Casino shift manager”
content=”Median hourly tips: $7.50

Typical total hourly income: $24.90

per cent of total hourly income from tips: 30%

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title=”#6 Bar manager”
content=”Median hourly tips: $7.60

Typical total hourly income: $19.00

per cent of hourly income from tips: 40%

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title=”#5 Banquet captain”
content=”Median hourly tips: $7.70

Typical total hourly income: $16.50

per cent of total hourly income from tips: 47%

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title=”#4 Sommelier”
content=”Median hourly tips: $7.80

Typical total hourly income: $23.50

per cent of hourly income from tips: 33%

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title=”#3 Butler”
content=”Median hourly tips: $8.50

Typical total hourly income: $29.30

per cent of hourly income from tips: 29%

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title=”#2 Bartender”
content=”Median hourly tips: $9.60

Typical total hourly income: $17.40

per cent of hourly income from tips: 55%

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title=”#1 Gaming dealer”
content=”Median hourly tips: $12.40

Typical total hourly income: $19.60

per cent of hourly income from tips: 63%

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