Restaurant General Managers earn the highest median pay at about $49K per year, followed by Restaurant Assistant Managers ($40K), Assistant Fast Food Managers ($38K), and Operations Managers (approximately $34K). Financial compensation for Restaurant Managers is rather low — on average only $30K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $55K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Beaumont, Texas; Houston, Texas ($52K), Orlando, Fla. ($50K), and Columbia, Md. (around $43K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Kansas City, Mo. — at $43K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $44K per year) in Texas.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $40K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $41K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $41K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) make the most here, hauling in around $53K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $45K annually. Customer Service is a popular skill among Jason's Deli workers, with the larger part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are People Management, Operations Management, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
Roughly one in three workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Close to one-half report having health insurance, and over a third of workers report having dental coverage. Jason's Deli also dishes out privileges such as free drinks, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.