Average Hourly Rate for Dave & Buster's Restaurants Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $21.75), people who work for Dave & Buster's Restaurants earn a median wage of $11.73 per hour. The most important factor affecting pay for Dave & Buster's Restaurants employees is what you do at the company, though where you live and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Dave & Buster's Restaurants Hourly Rate


Line Cook
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Special Events Coordinator
2 profiles

Restaurant Host/Hostess
2 profiles

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Administrative Assistant
2 profiles

Electronics Technician
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
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Bringing in the most money are Special Events Coordinators — their earnings average $13.50 per hour. Electronics Technicians are a close second at $13.00 along with Administrative Assistants ($12.48) and Line Cooks (around $12.44). On the lower end are Servers at on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $13.00 per hour) can be spotted in Omaha, Neb.; Woburn, Mass. (approximately $11.00), Cleveland, Ohio ($10.53), and Philadelphia, Pa. (around $7.41) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at $17.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Dave & Buster's Restaurants for between five and 10 years earn about $13.50 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (58 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $11.00 per hour on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $19.25 per hour. Event Planning also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Accounting, and Marketing Management round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

A little over a half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for approximately one-half also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are food/meal discounts.

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Key Stats for Dave & Buster's Restaurants


42 %
58 %
Hourly Rate
$3 - $15
Hourly Rate
$4 - $15

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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