Tipped workers in D.C. earn far less per hour than nontipped workers: Median hourly wages of nontipped workers, tipped workers, and servers and bartenders in the District of Columbia (2017 dollars)


Median hourly wage
Nontipped workers $32.45
Tipped workers $14.41
Servers & bartenders $14.24

Notes: Wages include both base wages and tips. Data are for workers whose place of work is in the District of Columbia.

Source: EPI analysis of American Community Survey microdata, pooled years 2012–2016 (Ruggles et al. 2018)

View the underlying data on epi.org.