Restaurant Assistant Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $13.12 per hour on average; Grill Cooks are next on the list, bringing in close to $9.89, followed by Prep Cooks earning $9.69 and Line Cooks making $9.39. Bob Evans Restaurants hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Servers ( on average).
By state, Indiana offers the highest pay at about $9.93 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $9.27 per hour. The largest slice of the Bob Evans Restaurants workforce (55 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $8.79 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $13.68 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Office; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $13.75 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Team Leadership, Inventory Control, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Half of workers can count on health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Bob Evans Restaurants also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours.