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24/7 Wall Street: Jobs That Make The Most In Tips

4. Sommelier

Median hourly tips: $7.80
Median base hourly pay: $15.70
Total hourly income: $23.50
Total hourly income from tips: 33 percent
Estimated employment: 25,000

Sommeliers are wine experts. They use their finely tuned palates to help restaurant patrons pick which wines will go best with their food. Sommeliers must have full knowledge of a restaurant’s wine cellar, which they often stock. As much of a sommelier’s work involves dealing directly with customers, tipping is frequent. Better still, they often work at fine dining establishments where tips are frequently larger than average.


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