Average Hourly Rate for Chili's Grill & Bar Employees

Chili's Grill & Bar laborers see wages hovering around $9.25 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $14.17. Though your experience level and where you live are influential salary factors for those at Chili's Grill & Bar, your role at the company 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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How This Employer Pays

Chili's Grill & Bar typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Chili's Grill & Bar
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Line Cook (17)
$8.94 - $12.12  
[-]Line Cook (17)
Overtime$13.28 - $18.17  
Hourly Rate$8.94 - $12.12  
[+]Dishwasher (8)
$7.43 - $10.69  
[+]Dishwasher (8)
Hourly Rate$7.43 - $10.69  
[+]Server (6)
$2.38 - $10.32  
[+]Server (6)
Hourly Rate$2.38 - $10.32  
[+]Prep Cook (4)
$7.43 - $11.68  
[+]Prep Cook (4)
Hourly Rate$7.43 - $11.68  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Typically, Line Cooks are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $10.41; Dining Room Supervisors, Prep Cooks, and Dishwashers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $10.00, around $9.00, and $8.99, respectively. Earning only , Servers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $10.17. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $9.02 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $10.92 per hour) can be spotted in San Antonio; Tampa (around $10.00), Chesterfield ($10.00), and Layton ($8.13) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Colorado pays Chili's Grill & Bar the most — about $10.00 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach $9.00 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Chili's Grill & Bar compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at approximately $10.73 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $10.00. Folks here also tend to know Oral / Verbal Communication; on the survey, around one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios.

Benefits and Perks

About one-half take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Chili's Grill & Bar sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for approximately half, and more than a third of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Chili's Grill & Bar employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Chili's Grill & Bar


39 %
61 %
Hourly Rate
$2 - $10
Hourly Rate
$7 - $11
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 27 votes.

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