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Average Salary for Dave & Buster's Restaurants Employees

Compensation for Dave & Buster's Restaurants employees is around $44K annually on average. At Dave & Buster's Restaurants, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company factors into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Average pay is $55K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Dave & Buster's Restaurants people (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $45K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Restaurant Managers, who earn an average $55K per year, closely trailed by Restaurant General Managers (approximately $51K), Area Operations Managers (around $51K), and Quality Assurance Coordinators ($44K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $51K annually for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Servsafe food manager certifications with credentials; these people earn $44K per year on average. Dave & Buster's Restaurants provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in around $57K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Data Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $91K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill in the Dave & Buster's Restaurants workforce; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with People Management, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Dave & Buster's Restaurants sponsors. A majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Dave & Buster's Restaurants


46 %
54 %
$39,500 - $58,393
$40,547 - $61,870
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 6 votes.

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