Average Salary for Dave & Buster's Restaurants Employees

Dave & Buster's Restaurants pays its employees $44K annually on average. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your job title is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Dave & Buster's Restaurants. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $36K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Dave & Buster's Restaurants folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $46K annually.


Restaurant Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $55K per year — though Area Operations Managers and Quality Assurance Coordinators also do fairly well at $51K and around $44K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $51K annually for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Servsafe food manager certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $44K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Dave & Buster's Restaurants — these employees make the most at around $57K annually.


Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $92K per year. Operations Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include People Management, Customer Service, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Benefits and Perks

Dave & Buster's Restaurants sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all respondents use this option to save for their retirement. The larger part of survey participants can count on health insurance, and slightly more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are a company cell phone and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Dave & Buster's Restaurants


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$44,295 - $62,299

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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