Average Hourly Rate for Chili's Grill & Bar Employees

Chili's Grill & Bar workers earn an average of $9.56 per hour normally and $15.22 during overtime hours. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Chili's Grill & Bar workers, followed by geography and how long you've been working. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Line Cooks earn the highest median pay at around $11.22 per hour, followed by Restaurant Cooks ($10.10), Prep Cooks (approximately $9.00), and Dishwashers ($8.99). With salaries averaging , Waiters or Waitresses are among the lowest paid at Chili's Grill & Bar.


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. At about $7.75, Orlando, Fla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where pay average out at $10.95 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $10.91 per hour. The largest fraction of Chili's Grill & Bar people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.03 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn around $11.74 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Chili's Grill & Bar workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning on average.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Food Preparation; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $12.50 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and about two-fifths of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for just over two-fifths of workers, and for nearly one in three workers, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes free drinks, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Chili's Grill & Bar


38 %
62 %
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 28 votes.

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