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Valet Salary

How Much Does a Valet Make in the United States?

According to the latest government data available in 2024, the average base salary for a Valet in the United States is a month or $31,230.00 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Average Valet Base Salary:

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The average wage for a Valet is per hour.

Apart from their fixed salary, Valets also earn a substantial part of their income through tips, with the amount fluctuating depending on factors like the type of establishment, location and the quality of service provided.

Annual Mean Wage of Valets by State

[The latest data collected from BLS and the labor/employment departments of the respective states]

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Valet Salary in Major US Cities

Miami

Annual mean wage

$26,910

# of employees

11,260

New York City

Annual mean wage

$36,878

# of employees

11,860

Chicago

Annual mean wage

$39,150

# of employees

1,560

Los Angeles

Annual mean wage

$36,462

# of employees

16,940

[Sources: BLS; New York State Department of Labor; Illinois Department of Employment Security; California Employment Development Department]

 

High-Paying Cities for Valets

CityAvg SalaryAvg Hourly Wage
Chicago, IL39,15018.82
NYC, NY36,87817.73
Los Angeles, CA36,46217.53
Miami, FL26,91012.94

Average Valet Salary per State

Explore the average Valet salary by state.

StateAvg. Salary
Alabama$32,425
Alaska$32,572
Arizona$30,270
Arkansas$27,812
California$37,357
Colorado$33,560
Connecticut$33,923
Delaware$29,810
Florida$27,230
Georgia$27,810
Hawaii$28,950
Idaho$29,520
Illinois$38,530
Indiana$26,550
Iowa$31,850
Kansas$25,320
Kentucky$28,470
Louisiana$24,430
Maine$34,840
Maryland$30,300
Massachusetts$33,760
Michigan$28,770
Minnesota$31,750
Mississippi$25,650
Missouri$28,560
Montana$28,350
Nebraska$32,027
Nevada$26,980
New Hampshire$31,803
New Jersey$32,202
New Mexico$30,000
New York$36,891
North Carolina$28,660
North Dakota$27,610
Ohio$28,020
Oklahoma$30,860
Oregon$33,574
Pennsylvania$30,620
Rhode Island$32,136
South Carolina$26,850
South Dakota$28,100
Tennessee$31,180
Texas$26,942
Utah$30,660
Vermont$30,770
Virginia$28,540
Washington$36,910
West Virginia$26,624
Wisconsin$30,040
Wyoming$31,450
District of Columbia$34,500

How Much Do Similar Careers to a Valet Get Paid?

Valets earn less than Porters but more than Housekeepers and Dishwashers.

Job TitleAverage Salary
Porter
Housekeeper
Dishwasher

Labor Laws and Taxes for Valets

As a Valet, it could be beneficial for you to know the minimum wage, tipped minimum wage, overtime pay and leave policies in your state.

Check out the guides below or view more labor laws:

To easily calculate federal, state and local taxes in your state, use our free Paycheck Calculator.

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