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Personal Finance > Saving and Spending
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How much should you tip?
graphic October 17, 2001: 5:57 p.m. ET

Who gets what in the world of tipping
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  • www.tipping.org
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    NEW YORK (CNNmoney) - Just who should get a tip, and how much, has always source of debate. Should you tip a physical therapist? What about the cable guy? If you're wondering, we've got some suggestions.

  • Taxi drivers: 15 percent of fare
  • Hairstylists: 15 to 20 percent of bill
  • Waitstaff: 15 to 20 percent of bill
  • Bartenders: $1 for beer or wine, $2 for mixed drink
  • Take-out delivery person: $1 to $2
  • Parking attendant: $1 to $2
  • Gas station attendant: $1 to $2 for pumping gas, $5 for pumping gas and checking fluids
  • Room service waiter: 15 percent of bill
  • Contractors (Foreman): $50
  • Contractors (Worker): $30
  • Parking attendant: $1 for basic service
  • Sports arena usher: 50 cents to $1 per party if shown to your seats
  • Clown at children's party: $15 to $25
  • Dog groomer: 15 percent of bill, $2 per dog minimum
  • Dance club DJ: $1 per song request, $5 to $10 if you want to hear it right away
  • Massage therapist: 10 to 20 percent for a one-hour massage
  • Tow truck operator (when locked out of your car): $5 to $10
    -source: Tipping.com graphic

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