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Average Salary for Bob Evans Restaurants Employees

Bob Evans Restaurants is a restaurant firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio that hires for Restaurant General Manager positions, Restaurant Manager roles, and more. Bob Evans Restaurants generally pays its employees $36K annually. Bob Evans Restaurants paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though what you do at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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[-]General Manager, Restaurant (8)
$31,185 - $74,763  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (8)
Salary$31,613 - $65,954  
Bonus$822 - $20,647  
Total Pay$31,185 - $74,763  
[+]Restaurant Manager (7)
$24,494 - $50,253  
[+]Restaurant Manager (7)
Salary$26,962 - $49,190  
Bonus$191.06 - $3,797  
Total Pay$24,494 - $50,253  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (4)
$14,140 - $22,871  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (4)
Total Pay$14,140 - $22,871  
[+]Line Cook (4)
$14,552 - $28,581  
[+]Line Cook (4)
Total Pay$14,552 - $28,581  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Bob Evans Restaurants Details


3776 S HIGH ST
Columbus, Ohio 43207


Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
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Residents of the company's headquarter city of Columbus pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $59K per year; other top-paying cities include Ocala (about $41K) and Orlando ($36K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Virginia, where they average to $101K annually.


Restaurant General Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $50K; Assistant General Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $38K, followed by Restaurant Managers earning about $37K and Restaurant Assistant Managers making around $33K.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $34K. Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the $41K mark. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (44 percent) have a tenure of 10-19 years and bring home $49K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $40K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Food Protection Professional s with credentials; these people typically earn around $40K annually. At Bob Evans Restaurants, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest salaries at $38K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Budget Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $52K. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in three of Bob Evans Restaurants' people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Inventory Management, People Management, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

Merely 30 percent at Bob Evans Restaurants earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. 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, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

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