Code: 35-9031.00

Also known as: Buffet Hostess, General Teller, Greeter, Host, Hostess, Seater

Description: Hospitality businesses, such as restaurants, like to set the tone of their service from the moment a customer walks in the door. Is this a friendly business that puts customers first? Is this an upscale service? The Host or Hostess is responsible for setting the tone of a business, managing and fielding several customer service related activities. This position requires at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. In order to progress into a management role, many hospitality institutions require an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in hospitality or a relevant field.


Typical wages

10% $17,780
25% $19,670
Median $23,880
75% $28,170
90% $32,360
10% $8.55
25% $9.46
Median $11.48
75% $13.54
90% $15.56

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 98,100