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Average Salary for Bob Evans Restaurants Employees

Operating out of Columbus, Ohio, restaurant company Bob Evans Restaurants employs talent in positions ranging from Restaurant General Manager to Restaurant Manager. The median income for Bob Evans Restaurants employees is $37K annually. Though your role at the company and where you live 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 overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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

Average pay is approximately $41K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $36K annually. The greater proportion of employees (47 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $47K per year.


Restaurant General Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $51K annually; Restaurant Managers, Assistant General Managers, and Restaurant Assistant Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $39K, about $38K, and $36K, respectively. Earning only around $35K on average, Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $53K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Columbus, Ohio; Madison Heights, Mich. (about $52K), Cleveland, Ohio ($52K), and Ocala, Fla. ($41K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Virginia, where salaries average out at about $101K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $41K per year. Certified Food Protection Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $38K annually. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Bob Evans Restaurants — these employees make the most at around $38K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $50K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Bob Evans Restaurants is Customer Service, with nearly two in five considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Operations Management, Scheduling, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

A sixth of workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and most respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of survey participants, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Bob Evans Restaurants also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, free drinks, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Bob Evans Restaurants


53 %
47 %
$34,000 - $54,049
$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 16 votes.
$35,593 - $53,800
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