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Average Salary for Dave & Buster's Restaurants Employees

The median income for Dave & Buster's Restaurants employees is $44K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Dave & Buster's Restaurants workers, followed by your role at the company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $55K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dave & Buster's Restaurants employees (50 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $45K per year on average.


Restaurant Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $55K annually; Restaurant General Managers, Area Operations Managers, and Quality Assurance Coordinators also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $51K, about $51K, and $44K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (about $51K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Servsafe food manager certification is rewarded with median pay of around $44K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Dave & Buster's Restaurants — these employees make the most at $57K per year.


Employees who count Data Analysis among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $91K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Operations Management; just under a third consider it a key competency. People Management, Customer Service, and Project Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Dave & Buster's Restaurants provides an optional 401(k) plan, and almost all employees participate. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of survey participants and dental coverage for a majority of respondents. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Dave & Buster's Restaurants


48 %
52 %
$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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