Average Salary for Bob Evans Restaurants Employees

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Bob Evans Restaurants offers a range of employment opportunities in the restaurant, from Restaurant General Manager to Restaurant Manager. The average Bob Evans Restaurants employee earns $37K annually. Though what you do at the company and your city are influential salary factors for those at Bob Evans Restaurants, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bob Evans Restaurants typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Bob Evans Restaurants
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (11)
$36,492 - $70,710  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (11)
Salary$36,492 - $55,725  
Bonus$826 - $17,265  
Total Pay$36,492 - $70,710  
[+]Restaurant Manager (5)
$24,829 - $51,676  
[+]Restaurant Manager (5)
Salary$27,434 - $50,893  
Bonus$301.27 - $5,020  
Total Pay$24,829 - $51,676  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (5)
$22,727 - $48,290  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (5)
Salary$25,588 - $45,469  
Bonus$116.18 - $3,609  
Total Pay$22,727 - $48,290  
[+]Assistant General Manager (AGM) (5)
$28,344 - $77,796  
[+]Assistant General Manager (AGM) (5)
Salary$28,561 - $74,928  
Bonus$525 - $6,496  
Total Pay$28,344 - $77,796  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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About This Company

3776 S HIGH ST
Columbus, Ohio 43207

Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $41K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $30K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bob Evans Restaurants employees (49 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $48K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Restaurant General Managers, who earn an average around $51K annually, closely trailed by Restaurant Managers ($39K), Assistant General Managers ($38K), and Restaurant Assistant Managers (about $36K). Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $35K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($52K per year) can be spotted in Madison Heights, Mich.; Cleveland, Ohio ($52K), the company's headquarter city of Columbus, Ohio ($48K), and Ocala, Fla. (approximately $41K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Virginia, where salaries average out at $101K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $41K per year for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified Food Protection Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $38K on average. Those with an Associate's Degree at Bob Evans Restaurants come out on top, and their salaries approach around $40K annually.


Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $51K per year. A garden variety skill at Bob Evans Restaurants is Customer Service; nearly two in five of Bob Evans Restaurants' people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Operations Management, Inventory Management, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Bob Evans Restaurants has room for improvement — only a fifth of workers are paid for vacation and sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of respondents, and for a majority of employees, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, free drinks, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Bob Evans Restaurants


53 %
47 %
$34,687 - $53,448
$34,684 - $55,305
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
$35,798 - $38,872
$34,000 - $48,498
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