Restaurant General Managers earn the highest median pay at $51K per year, followed by Assistant General Managers (about $48K), Restaurant Assistant Managers ($39K), and Assistant Fast Food Managers (around $38K). Near the bottom at Jason's Deli are Restaurant Managers, pulling in an average of just approximately $36K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($55K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Beaumont, Texas; Houston, Texas (around $52K), Orlando, Fla. (approximately $50K), and Columbia, Md. ($43K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Charlotte, N.C.; in fact, at $41K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays Jason's Deli the most — about $52K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $38K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $41K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications receive bigger paychecks (about $42K annually) than those without credentials. Jason's Deli provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — these employees rake in $54K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $46K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a majority consider it a key competency. Other top skills include People Management, Operations Management, and Training.
Benefits and Perks
Just over two-fifths of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for about one-half of workers and dental coverage for over a third of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as free drinks, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.