Average Salary for Dave & Buster's Restaurants Employees

The average Dave & Buster's Restaurants employee earns $44K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Dave & Buster's Restaurants, but your job title and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $45K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $36K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dave & Buster's Restaurants employees (43 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $55K per year on average.


Earning approximately $55K annually on average, Restaurant Managers receive the most money, followed by Kitchen Managers (around $52K), Area Operations Managers ($50K), and Quality Assurance Coordinators (around $44K).


The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at $57K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $50K annually. On average, salaries rise to about $46K per year for accredited Servsafe food manager certifications. The best paid folks at Dave & Buster's Restaurants have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning approximately $52K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $67K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill among Dave & Buster's Restaurants workers, with over a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Customer Service, Scheduling, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Most respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of workers, and the larger part of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include a company cell phone, relocation expenses, free drinks, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Dave & Buster's Restaurants


48 %
52 %
$43,158 - $50,868
$44,602 - $70,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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