Wedding & Event Professional Tipping Guidelines

Always remember that tipping an event professional is not expected, but is a sign of appreciation and reflects outstanding work.  These are just guidelines and can be adjusted due to performance.

NYC and LI Tipping

Hair – $50 to $75
Makeup – $50 to $75
DJ – $100 to $150
DJ asst – $50 to $75
Band – 5-10% of total bill or $25 each member
Photographer – $100 to $150
Photographer asst – $50 to $75
Videographer – $100 to $125
Video asst – $50 to $75
Limos – $25 to $50 each
Floral delivery – $25 to $50 each
Maitre-d – $3 to $5 per person (or what is suggested by your venue)
Service Staff & Bartenders – $30 to $50 each
Bridal attendant – $75 to $100
Officiant – $25 to $50
Altar people – $20 each
Ceremony music – $25 to $50 each
Wedding Coordinator – Tip at your discretion

Hudson Valley Tipping

Hair – $25 to $50
Makeup – $25 to $50
DJ – $50 to $100
DJ asst – $25 to $50
Band – 5-10% of total bill or $25 each member
Photographer – $50 to $100
Photographer asst – $25 to $50
Videographer – $50 to $100
Video asst – $25 to $50
Limos – $25 to $50 each
Floral delivery – $15 to $25 each
Maitre-d – $1 to $3 per person (or what is suggested by your venue)
Service Staff & Bartenders – $25 to $40 each
Bridal attendant – $50 to $100
Officiant – $25 to $50
Altar people – $20 each
Ceremony music – $25 to $50
Wedding Coordinator – Tip at your discretion

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