Average Hourly Rate for Olive Garden Restaurants Employees

How This Employer Pays

Olive Garden Restaurants typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Olive Garden Restaurants
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Line Cook (35)
$9.00 - $13.77  
[-]Line Cook (35)
Overtime$11.07 - $19.44  
Hourly Rate$9.00 - $13.77  
[+]Server (26)
$2.13 - $9.69  
[+]Server (26)
Hourly Tips$3.58 - $16.06  
Hourly Rate$2.13 - $9.69  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (17)
$7.03 - $10.26  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (17)
Hourly Rate$7.03 - $10.26  
[+]Prep Cook (9)
$8.86 - $14.04  
[+]Prep Cook (9)
Hourly Rate$8.86 - $14.04  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 162
United States (change)

About This Company




Olive Garden, The Olive Garden

Olive Garden is an American casual dining restaurant chain specializing in Italian-American cuisine. It is a subsidiary of Darden Restaurants, Inc., which is headquartered in unincorporated Orange County, Florida, near Orlando. As of 2012, Olive Garden restaurants account for 45% of the sales generated by Darden. Olive Garden operates more…
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Key Stats for Olive Garden Restaurants


44 %
56 %
Hourly Rate
$3 - $10
Hourly Rate
$5 - $12
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

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