Average Salary for Dave & Buster's Restaurants Employees

Dave & Buster's Restaurants employees bring home $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 your job title 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

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $36K per year on average. The largest slice of the Dave & Buster's Restaurants workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $46K annually.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $51K annually for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to around $44K per year for accredited Servsafe food manager certifications. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Dave & Buster's Restaurants awards $57K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $92K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Dave & Buster's Restaurants is Operations Management, with over a third considering it a key competency. People Management, Customer Service, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are a company cell phone and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Dave & Buster's Restaurants


48 %
52 %
$44,295 - $62,299
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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