The hours: Lunch and dinner shifts, generally no more than five hours.
Median pay range: The pay scale is generally $8.25 to $15 an hour, but varies widely by size and popularity of the establishment.Qualifications: People and organizational skills are prerequisites. Some phone work. Prior time spent at a restaurant is valued. Warmth and a welcoming smile will serve you well. Your mantra: "Follow me. Your table is ready."