Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6511  ·  Browse All Occupations

Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses greet patrons and escort them to tables, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of food and beverage servers. They are employed in restaurants, hotel dining rooms, private clubs, cocktail lounges and similar establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Hostess
  • Chief Host/hostess – Food Services
  • Dining Room Host/hostess
  • Maître D'
  • Restaurant Host/hostess
  • Host
  • Host/Hostess

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $3,470
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $5,869
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $5,032
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $9,736
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $5,037
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses.

Gender Median Income
Male $5,037
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (34 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses.

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$51,000.00
Highest Observed
$27,300.00
25th Percentile
$29,943.41
Average
$27,300.00
Median
$35,100.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 555
25 to 34 years 30
35 to 44 years 20
45 to 54 years 20
55 to 64 years 15
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 645
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 595
Part Time 20
Total 625
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 35
Female 590
Total 625
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 640
Self Employed 0
Total 645
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 575
Unemployed 70
Total 645
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 180
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 310
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 80
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 45
Total 625
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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