Years of Experience
The greater proportion of employees (60 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $8.89 per hour.
By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Oklahoma, where the average salary is $9.00 per hour.
Restaurant General Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $10.00 per hour — though Restaurant Managers, Marketing Managers, and Pizza Cooks also do fairly well at $9.00, around $8.74, and approximately $8.06, respectively. Pizza Delivery Drivers make an average , close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $8.55 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Hiring; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $10.00 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, just over two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Leadership, Customer Relations, and Inventory Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Health insurance is part of the package for one-fourth of workers, and for close to an eighth of workers, dental coverage is too.