Other words that can be used on a resume in place of waitress include server, waitstaff, waitperson, and attendant. A waitress is a woman whose primary job is to wait on tables at a bar or restaurant.
Primary responsibilities of waitresses include preparing tables for meals, taking drink and meal orders, serving the orders, and cleaning after servings. In some restaurants, bussers will assist waitstaff with cleaning tables. Some establishments require waitstaff to wear uniforms.
There are 2,403,960 waiters and waitresses working in the United States, making it one of the most common occupations. On average, they make $10.04 per hour and $20,880 per year. Waitstaff in the U.S. receive tips as a major part of their salary.