Average Salary for Golden Corral Corporation Employees

The average employee at Golden Corral Corporation takes home $26K annually. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Golden Corral Corporation workers, followed by how long you've been working and where you live. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Golden Corral Corporation typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Golden Corral Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Server (5)
$7,443 - $35,301  
[-]Server (5)
Bonus$1.40 - $1,094  
Total Pay$7,443 - $35,301  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (3)
$24,294 - $52,369  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (3)
Salary$23,033 - $39,409  
Bonus$513 - $11,212  
Total Pay$24,294 - $52,369  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (3)
$29,875 - $68,999  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (3)
Salary$30,292 - $56,470  
Bonus$632 - $17,455  
Total Pay$29,875 - $68,999  
[+]Kitchen Manager, Restaurant (2)
$23,741 - $61,121  
[+]Kitchen Manager, Restaurant (2)
Salary$26,191 - $48,382  
Total Pay$23,741 - $61,121  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Restaurant General Managers earn the highest median pay at about $48K, followed by Restaurant Kitchen Managers (around $38K), Kitchen Managers (approximately $35K), and Hospitality Managers ($33K). Restaurant Assistant Managers are among the lowest paid at $30K.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $39K. The largest slice of the Golden Corral Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns $31K per year.


Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $46K annually) in Ohio.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $35K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. At Golden Corral Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at about $34K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Customer Relations; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $48K. People Management is a popular skill in the Golden Corral Corporation workforce; two in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Customer Service, Training, and Order Inventory.


Men make up the majority of employees in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Golden Corral Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Golden Corral Corporation provides health insurance to just over two-fifths of workers, and nearly two in five workers do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance and free drinks.

Key Stats for Golden Corral Corporation


29 %
71 %
Data Not Available
$25,447 - $48,293
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 10 votes.

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