Average Hourly Rate for Chili's Grill & Bar Employees

Median pay for Chili's Grill & Bar workers sits around $9.56 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $15.22. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Chili's Grill & Bar, but geography and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Earning about $11.22 per hour on average, Line Cooks receive the most money, followed by Restaurant Cooks (around $10.10), Prep Cooks ($9.00), and Dishwashers ($8.99). Chili's Grill & Bar hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Waiters or Waitresses ( on average).


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. (about $10.15), and Tampa, Fla. (approximately $9.83) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $7.75) is Orlando, Fla. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where pay average out at $10.95 per hour.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $10.91 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Chili's Grill & Bar people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $9.03 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $11.74 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Chili's Grill & Bar come out on top, and their salaries approach per hour.


Employees who count Food Preparation among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $12.50 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Approximately two in five workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For more than two-fifths of workers, benefits include health insurance, and about one in three workers get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are free drinks, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Chili's Grill & Bar


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$2 - $10
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$8 - $12
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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