Restaurant Assistant Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $12.97 per hour; Prep Cooks come in second with average earnings amounting to around $9.50, while Grill Cooks and Line Cooks rank near the top as well (about $9.28 and $9.27, respectively). Servers at Bob Evans Restaurants do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ( on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $9.20 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (55 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $8.65 per hour.
Residents of Mansfield, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $9.74 per hour; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Columbus, Ohio (about $8.84) and Wooster, Ohio ($8.71). By state, Bob Evans Restaurants employees make the most in Indiana, earning approximately $12.18 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Servsafe food manager certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $12.85 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Team Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $13.25 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Bob Evans Restaurants workforce; a solid majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a fair number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for slightly more than half of workers, and about one-half report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes flexible hours.