Average Salary for Bob Evans Restaurants Employees

Operating out of Columbus, Ohio, restaurant industry company Bob Evans Restaurants employs talent in positions ranging from Restaurant General Manager to Restaurant Manager. Bob Evans Restaurants pays its employees $36K annually on average. At Bob Evans Restaurants, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Bob Evans Restaurants typically pays:
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Employer: Bob Evans Restaurants
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]General Manager, Restaurant (8)
$30,958 - $74,834  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (8)
Salary$31,366 - $65,911  
Bonus$798 - $14,043  
Total Pay$30,958 - $74,834  
[+]Restaurant Manager (6)
$24,582 - $50,599  
[+]Restaurant Manager (6)
Salary$26,938 - $49,544  
Bonus$219.90 - $4,583  
Total Pay$24,582 - $50,599  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (4)
$14,217 - $22,860  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (4)
Total Pay$14,217 - $22,860  
[+]Grill Cook (3)
$14,826 - $23,870  
[+]Grill Cook (3)
Total Pay$14,826 - $23,870  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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About This Company

3776 S HIGH ST
Columbus, Ohio 43207

Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Median pay is highest in the company's headquarter city of Columbus (approximately $59K per year), followed by Madison Heights (around $52K), Ocala ($41K), and Orlando ($36K). By state, Bob Evans Restaurants employees make the most in Virginia, earning about $101K annually on average.


Earning $50K on average, Restaurant General Managers receive the most money, followed by Restaurant Managers (about $38K), Assistant General Managers ($38K), and Restaurant Assistant Managers ($35K).

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $36K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $42K. The largest slice of the Bob Evans Restaurants workforce (48 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns around $49K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $42K. Salaries typically rise to $40K annually for accredited Certified Food Protection Professionals. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Bob Evans Restaurants — these employees make the most at $38K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $52K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; just under one in three consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Inventory Management, Operations Management, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just a quarter of workers receive paid time off. The greater part of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A majority of workers report having health insurance, and more than half of workers report having dental coverage. Bob Evans Restaurants folks also make good use of free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Bob Evans Restaurants


52 %
48 %
$34,000 - $54,049
$34,894 - $56,101
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.
$34,723 - $48,072
$35,798 - $38,872

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