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Average Salary for Noodles and Company Employees

Operating out of Broomfield, Colo., restaurant company Noodles and Company employs talent in positions ranging from Restaurant General Manager to Assistant General Manager. An average Noodles and Company employee can expect to make $36K per year. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your job title and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Noodles and Company. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Noodles and Company typically pays:
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Employer: Noodles and Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (15)
$35,146 - $65,584  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (15)
Salary$33,233 - $55,622  
Bonus$201.34 - $10,213  
Total Pay$35,146 - $65,584  
[+]Cashier (3)
$15,649 - $23,383  
[+]Cashier (3)
Total Pay$15,649 - $23,383  
[+]Cook, Restaurant (2)
$14,199 - $25,558  
[+]Cook, Restaurant (2)
Total Pay$14,199 - $25,558  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (2)
$22,110 - $41,983  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (2)
Salary$23,839 - $40,977  
Total Pay$22,110 - $41,983  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Broomfield, Colorado 


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Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $52K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Broomfield, Colo. (around $49K) and Austin, Texas ($38K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $65K per year) in Virginia.


Earning about $43K annually on average, Restaurant General Managers receive the most money, followed by Assistant General Managers (approximately $33K) and Restaurant Assistant Managers ($31K).

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $49K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $42K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks ($41K per year) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Servsafe food manager certifications with credentials; these people earn approximately $39K annually on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $44K per year. Operations Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than two-fifths of Noodles and Company's people use it regularly. Key skills also include People Management, Customer Service, and Hiring.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of employees, and roughly one-half report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include life insurance, free drinks, gym membership, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Noodles and Company


56 %
44 %
$30,911 - $51,981
$32,718 - $54,281
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
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