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Average Hourly Rate for Chili's Grill & Bar Employees

Chili's Grill & Bar workers earn an average of $9.41 per hour normally and $15.34 during overtime hours. Chili's Grill & Bar paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though how long you've been working and geography are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Chili's Grill & Bar typically pays:
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Earning around $11.53 per hour on average, Restaurant Cooks receive the most money, followed by Line Cooks (about $11.08), Prep Cooks ($9.00), and Dishwashers ($8.84). Waiters or Waitresses at Chili's Grill & Bar do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ( on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $10.56 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Chili's Grill & Bar folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $9.03 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $11.16 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; San Antonio, Texas ($10.92), Pueblo, Colo. (approximately $10.15), and Tampa, Fla. (around $9.83) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Layton, Utah at $8.13. By state, Chili's Grill & Bar employees make the most in Texas, earning $10.80 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $10.75 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at Chili's Grill & Bar have a Bachelor's Degree, earning per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Food Preparation in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $12.50 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and over a third of workers use it to save for retirement. About one-half can count on health insurance, and more than a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include free drinks, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Chili's Grill & Bar


35 %
65 %
Hourly Rate
$2 - $10
Hourly Rate
$8 - $12
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 30 votes.
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