The highest average salaries go to District Managers of Food & Facilities, who bring in close to approximately $72K per year, though Restaurant General Managers are not far behind at about $38K along with Restaurant Assistant Managers ($37K) and Operations Managers ($34K). Operations Managers make an average around $29K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $50K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $40K per year. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $37K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $39K per year. Moe's Southwest Grill provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in $55K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Strategic Marketing; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $65K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Moe's Southwest Grill is Operations Management, with over a third considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
Approximately half contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Roughly a third of workers receive health insurance, and just under a third of workers get dental coverage. Moe's Southwest Grill employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and life insurance.