The highest average salaries go to Restaurant General Managers, who bring in close to $43K per year, though Restaurant Assistant Managers are not far behind at $31K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $47K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Noodles and Company employees (42 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $42K annually on average.
By state, Noodles and Company employees make the most in Virginia, earning about $65K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $44K annually for Servsafe food manager certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials; these people earn around $42K per year on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $48K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Operations Management; just over two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with People Management, Hiring, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
Noodles and Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a little more than half of workers, and for more than half of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Noodles and Company are life insurance, free drinks, gym membership, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.