Average Hourly Rate for Chili's Grill & Bar Employees

The average pay for Chili's Grill & Bar employees is $10.18 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $17.99. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Chili's Grill & Bar, but where you live and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Earning around $11.80 per hour on average, Line Cooks receive the most money, followed by Restaurant Cooks ($10.90), Prep Cooks (approximately $10.24), and Dishwashers ($9.24). 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 ($12.92 per hour) can be spotted in Jacksonville, Fla.; East Rutherford, N.J. (about $11.00), Orlando, Fla. ($10.99), and Raleigh, N.C. (around $10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($7.57) in Atlanta, Ga., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — about $11.49 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $10.37 per hour. The largest fraction of Chili's Grill & Bar people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.84 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Servsafe food manager certifications, who make about $14.00 per hour. At Chili's Grill & Bar, employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest pay at $10.50.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Order Inventory; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $13.00 per hour. Food Preparation is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; around half of Chili's Grill & Bar's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Training, and Team Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, close to one-fourth of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Approximately half of workers receive health insurance, and over a third of workers get dental coverage. Chili's Grill & Bar also dishes out privileges such as food/meal discounts and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Chili's Grill & Bar


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$2 - $10
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$8 - $13
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1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

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