Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses

Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses

NOC
6511

Greet patrons and escort them to tables, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of food and beverage servers.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Limited
Limited

3 Year Job Openings

16
 

Median Hourly Wage

$12.95
$11.70
Low
$20.54
High

Median Salary

$6,625
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

364
 

% Working Full Time

39%
 

% Working Full Year

36%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

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.

Main Duties

Ma?tres d'h?tel and hosts/hostesses perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Receive and record patrons' reservations and assign tables
  • Greet patrons and escort them to tables or other seating areas
  • Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, and attend to complaints
  • Order dining room supplies and equipment
  • Inspect dining and serving areas and equipment
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of food and beverage servers and other serving staff
  • Accept payment from patrons for food and beverages
  • Maintain financial statements and records
  • Prepare work schedules and payrolls
  • Interview candidates for food and beverage server positions and train new employees
  • May be responsible for marketing and advertising the dining establishment.

Also Known As

  • chief host/hostess - food services
  • dining room host/hostess
  • ma?tre d'
  • restaurant host/hostess
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Several weeks of on-the-job training are usually required.
  • Ma?tres d'h?tel require experience as a formal or captain waiter/waitress or other food service experience.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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87.9%
Female
12.1%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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78.5%
15-24
9.2%
25-34
4.6%
35-44
0.0%
45-54
4.6%
55-64
3.1%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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32.8%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
46.3%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
3.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
10.5%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
7.5%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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96.8%
Accommodation and food services
3.2%
Professional, scientific and technical services
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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6.10%
Northeast
43.90%
Southeast
19.70%
Southwest
24.20%
Central
6.10%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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N/A
Northeast
$6,655
Southeast
$5,310
Southwest
$5,613
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
No Data Available

Southwest

$13.25
$11.70
Low
$15.00
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$6,625

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$22,160

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$6,625

Newfoundland

$5,983

Prince Edward Island

$7,949

Nova Scotia

$7,617

Canada

$6,438
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

16
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

5
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

10
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

56
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

24
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

33