The highest average salaries go to Line Cooks, who bring in close to about $11.17 per hour, though Restaurant Cooks are not far behind at $9.88 along with Prep Cooks ($9.00) and Dishwashers (around $8.99). Earning only on average, Waiters or Waitresses make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($11.16 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; San Antonio, Texas (approximately $10.92), Pueblo, Colo. ($10.15), and Tampa, Fla. ($9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Orlando, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at about $7.75. By state, Texas offers the highest pay at around $10.95 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $10.81 per hour. The largest fraction of Chili's Grill & Bar people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $8.98 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn $11.74 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Chili's Grill & Bar have a Bachelor's Degree, earning per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Food Preparation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $12.50 per hour.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly two in five workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For about one-half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and over a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Chili's Grill & Bar employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.