Spending Profiles—More Info

Here’s the specific annual spending of our three profiles:

LOW SPENDER
50 restaurant meals, $15 each – $750 total
50 takeout meals
25 bar drinks
25 coffee drinks
No cab rides
10 valet
3 hotels
No doorman
$150 hair/body care total

MID SPENDER
100 restaurant meals, $25 each – $2,500 total
100 takeout meals
100 bar drinks
250 coffee drinks
20 cab rides – $200 total
30 valet
10 hotels
Has doorman
$750 hair/body care total

BIG SPENDER
200 restaurant meals, $40 each – $8,000 total
200 takeout meals
500 bar drinks
500 coffee drinks
100 cab rides – $1,000 total
100 valet
50 hotels
Has doorman
$1,500 hair/body care total

And here’s how the low, average, and higher tippers tip (written as low, average, high):

Restaurant meals: 14%, 18%, 22%
Takeout: $0, $1, 10%
Bar drinks: $1, $1.50, $2 per drink
Coffee drinks: $0, $.50, $1 per visit
Cabs: 10%, 15%, 20%
Valet: $1, $3, $5
Hotel bellmen: $3, $5, $8
Apartment doorman on Christmas: $30, $80, $150
Hair and body care: 15%, 22%, 30%

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