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Our community is faced with a very tight job market which is causing many businesses to review their hiring practices and entice candidates with higher wages.

Request a customized data report to help you find skilled talent, set competitive wages and obtain industry information.

If you’re struggling to fill positions make sure you have the most up-to-date wage information. Right now, restaurant wages are increasing in Northern Colorado.

  • The median wage advertised in job postings for servers is $13/hour, the average wage of working servers is $15/hour and the most experienced servers are making $26/hour.
  • Job postings are advertising a median wage of $14.65/hour for cooks and on average working cooks make $15/hour.
  • Entry level restaurant managers are making $25.50/hour, experienced managers make an average of $31.15/hour and the most experienced managers make more than $55/hour.

Also, make sure to highlight the benefits of the job in job postings and in interviews. Restaurants offer.

  • Variety:  No day is the same, there is always something new to do and learn.
  • Camaraderie as part of a team.
  • Skills: Communication, teamwork, leadership, safety and customer service.
  • Flexible schedules.

Get connected, Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development can help you hire the best people.


Published on: 
Monday, August 15, 2022 - 8:40pm
Contact Details:

Cheryl DeGrave

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