Average Salary for O'Charley's Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., O'Charley's Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the restaurant sector, from Kitchen Manager to Restaurant Manager. Compensation for O'Charley's Inc. employees tends to be around $39K per year. O'Charley's Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though what you do at the company and your city are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

O'Charley's Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: O'Charley's Inc.
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.
[-]Restaurant Manager (6)
$27,274 - $55,588  
[-]Restaurant Manager (6)
Salary$29,127 - $52,079  
Bonus$338.17 - $5,322  
Total Pay$27,274 - $55,588  
[+]Kitchen Manager (6)
$26,892 - $66,090  
[+]Kitchen Manager (6)
Salary$28,321 - $61,988  
Bonus$254.29 - $7,525  
Total Pay$26,892 - $66,090  
[+]Line Cook (5)
$16,409 - $30,661  
[+]Line Cook (5)
Total Pay$16,409 - $30,661  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (4)
$28,588 - $71,591  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (4)
Salary$31,779 - $66,724  
Bonus$500 - $12,957  
Total Pay$28,588 - $71,591  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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About This Company

Nashville, Tennessee 



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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $51K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $29K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of O'Charley's Inc. employees (47 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn around $45K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Restaurant General Managers, who bring in close to $51K, though Kitchen Managers are not far behind at $48K along with Restaurant Managers earning about $37K.


Across its U.S. offices, the state of Alabama pays O'Charley's Inc. the most — $54K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $47K. Regarding salaries and education, O'Charley's Inc. pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — about $54K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Training; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $50K. One of the more prevalent skills at O'Charley's Inc. is Order Inventory, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with People Management, Food Preparation, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, O'Charley's Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a fair portion of workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for more than half of workers and dental coverage for approximately half. Some other perks are life insurance, free drinks, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats for O'Charley's Inc.


30 %
70 %
$30,085 - $53,802
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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