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.