When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $70K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Beaumont, Texas; Orlando, Fla. ($54K), Indianapolis, Ind. ($46K), and Columbia, Md. ($43K) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at around $43K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — about $46K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $41K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $36K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $43K per year.
Earning about $48K annually on average, Restaurant General Managers receive the most money, followed by Restaurant Assistant Managers (approximately $41K), Operations Managers ($41K), and Assistant Store Managers (around $41K). Restaurant Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $33K.
Certifications and Degrees
Safe Quality Food Certifications receive bigger paychecks (about $50K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Servsafe food manager certification is rewarded with median pay of approximately $47K annually. At Jason's Deli, employees who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) receive the highest salaries at $51K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $44K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; the larger part consider it a key competency. People Management, Scheduling, and Customer Relations were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Jason's Deli lets only one-half of respondents take paid vacation and only one in seven survey participants take sick leave. A majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of survey participants and dental coverage for close to one-half. Some other perks are free drinks, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and stock options.