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Average Salary for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants Employees

Operating out of Dallas, TX, food & beverage company Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants employs talent in positions ranging from Restaurant General Manager to VP of Operations. The average employee at Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants takes home $34K per year. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Chick-Fil-A Inc, Taco Bell Corporation, Cici's Pizza
Employer: Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
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About This Company

Dallas, TX 


Food & Beverage

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are VPs of Operations, Quality Assurance Managers, and Restaurant General Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $138K annually, the other salaries come in at $62K and approximately $35K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $42K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $36K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $50K per year on average.


By state, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $42K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $36K per year for Servsafe food manager certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ServSafe Food Handler is rewarded with median pay of $35K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $45K.


In this position, it pays to have Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $87K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Operations Management; close to one-half deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Budget Management, and Food Preparation.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants has room for improvement — only a third of employees are paid for vacation and sick time. Approximately one in three workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. At Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, slightly less than a third of workers have health insurance, and just under a third of workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment and free drinks.

Key Stats for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants


29 %
71 %
$29,998 - $112,500
$25,532 - $44,219
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 5 votes.

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