Restaurant Cooks represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $11.53 per hour — though Line Cooks, Prep Cooks, and Dishwashers also do fairly well at approximately $11.01, about $9.00, and around $8.71, respectively. With salaries averaging , Waiters or Waitresses are among the lowest paid at Chili's Grill & Bar.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $10.56 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $8.98 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($11.16 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; San Antonio, Texas (around $10.92), Pueblo, Colo. (about $10.15), and Tampa, Fla. ($9.83) are the next top-paying cities. Layton, Utah is near the bottom for pay at approximately $8.13. By state, Chili's Grill & Bar employees make the most in Texas, earning $10.32 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn approximately $10.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Regarding pay and education, Chili's Grill & Bar pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most —.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Food Preparation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $12.50 per hour.
Benefits and Perks
More than a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For roughly one-half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and over a third of workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes free drinks, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.