70% of us feel guilty if we don’t leave a tip, especially if the person is standing right in front of us.
We’re still tipping waiters and waitresses more than we were pre-pandemic, but it’s fallen off. 42% of us tip at least 20% now. That’s down from 56% in 2021. People in the Northeast tend to be the best tippers at restaurants.
26% of people usually tip food delivery drivers at least 20% now. That’s down from 32% last year, and 38% the year before. People in the Midwest are the biggest tippers when ordering out.
Despite the tipping fatigue, we’re gearing up to leave even bigger tips than usual over the next month or so. 65% of us usually tip more around the holidays.