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Average Salary for Golden Corral Corporation Employees

The average Golden Corral Corporation employee earns $25K per year. Though your experience level and your city do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Golden Corral Corporation. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Golden Corral Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Golden Corral Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Server (5)
$7,255 - $35,452  
[-]Server (5)
Bonus$1.66 - $1,757  
Total Pay$7,255 - $35,452  
[+]Kitchen Manager (4)
$24,421 - $61,138  
[+]Kitchen Manager (4)
Salary$24,050 - $51,821  
Bonus$1,325 - $16,465  
Total Pay$24,421 - $61,138  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (3)
$29,794 - $69,235  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (3)
Salary$32,068 - $56,889  
Bonus$748 - $17,485  
Total Pay$29,794 - $69,235  
[+]Kitchen Manager, Restaurant (2)
$24,180 - $62,114  
[+]Kitchen Manager, Restaurant (2)
Salary$23,953 - $47,835  
Total Pay$24,180 - $62,114  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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The highest paychecks go to Restaurant General Managers, who earn about $48K, closely trailed by Restaurant Kitchen Managers ($38K), Kitchen Managers (approximately $35K), and Hospitality Managers ($33K). Near the bottom at Golden Corral Corporation are Restaurant Assistant Managers, pulling in just $28K.

Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns around $39K. By and large, the biggest segment of Golden Corral Corporation's workforce (29 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $30K annually.


The highest pay by state can be found in Ohio, where salaries average out at around $46K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $36K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Golden Corral Corporation compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at about $34K annually.


Employees who count Customer Relations among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $48K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Order Inventory; close to one-half consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Training, Customer Service, and People Management.


Home to more men than women (Golden Corral Corporation's employee population is more than 3 to 1 male-to-female), most workers here are men.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Golden Corral Corporation provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a fair portion of workers participate. Golden Corral Corporation provides health insurance to more than two-fifths of workers, and more than a third of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance and free drinks.

Key Stats

32 %
68 %
Data Not Available
$24,500 - $47,594
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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