Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $44K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $47K annually on average.
Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Ohio, where they average to about $51K per year.
Kitchen Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $46K annually — though Restaurant Managers also do fairly well at $40K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (around $47K annually) than those without credentials.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $58K per year. A relatively widespread skill at O'Charley's Inc. is People Management; close to one-half of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Inventory Management, Customer Service, and Food Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that O'Charley's Inc. sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of survey participants, and for just over two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes life insurance and free drinks.