Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $35K per year on average. Average pay is $42K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Bob Evans Restaurants workforce (47 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $40K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Restaurant General Managers — their earnings average about $51K annually. Restaurant Managers are a close second at $40K along with Assistant General Managers (around $38K) and Restaurant Assistant Managers (approximately $36K). Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers at Bob Evans Restaurants do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($35K on average) at the company.
Residents of Madison Heights, Mich. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $52K per year; other top-paying cities include Cleveland, Ohio ($52K) and the company's headquarter city of Columbus, Ohio (around $37K). Across Bob Evans Restaurants' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Michigan earn the most, taking home $53K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $40K per year. Acquiring certification to be a General Management Certificate Holder is rewarded with median pay of approximately $39K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $36K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $54K annually. A garden variety skill at Bob Evans Restaurants is Operations Management; close to one-half of Bob Evans Restaurants' people use it regularly. Key skills also include Customer Service, Scheduling, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one-seventh of survey participants. A solid majority of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of workers, and slightly more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include life insurance, free drinks, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.