Washington, D.C. Tipping

Tipping

Expected to tip

Tipping is expected in United States since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Usual tipping rates
General
10% (bad service)
15% (OK service)
20% (excellent service)
25% (outstanding service)
Restaurant
10% (bad service)
15% (OK service)
20% (excellent service)
25% (outstanding service)
Taxi driver
10% - 15%
Bar
10% - 25%
Hotel concierge
$5.00 per request
Hotel housekeeper
$2.00 - $3.00 per night
Hotel porter
$1.00 - $2.00 per bag
Tour guide
15% - 20%

Data

BasicStartupBusinessEnterprise

Overall expectations regarding the tipping and usual tipping rates for most common categories - restaurant staff, taxi drivers, hotel staff and tour guides.


Refresh frequency
Monthly
Sourced
In-house

Tipping category is available in production API version 2.