Predictors of Male and Female Servers' Average Tip Earnings

  title={Predictors of Male and Female Servers' Average Tip Earnings},
  author={M. Lynn and T. Simons},
  journal={Journal of Applied Social Psychology},
  • M. Lynn, T. Simons
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Applied Social Psychology
  • Tips represent a substantial portion of restaurant waiters' and waitresses' incomes. We report a study that examines several potential predictors of the differences in servers' average tip earnings. Our results indicate that servers earn larger average sales-adjusted tips if they are attractive females, better service providers, and high self-monitors. However, these effects hold up only for evening tips. None of the variables in this study predicted servers' average lunch tips. The… CONTINUE READING
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