Average Hourly Rate for Outback Steakhouse, Inc. Employees

Employees of Outback Steakhouse, Inc. bring in an average of $9.08 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $15.75. The most important factor affecting pay for Outback Steakhouse, Inc. employees is your role at the company, though where you live and your experience level play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Outback Steakhouse, Inc. typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Outback Steakhouse, Inc.
Hourly Rate 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.
[-]Line Cook (13)
$8.34 - $15.20  
[-]Line Cook (13)
Hourly Rate$8.34 - $15.20  
[+]Dishwasher (6)
$7.33 - $10.07  
[+]Dishwasher (6)
Hourly Rate$7.33 - $10.07  
[+]Grill Cook (3)
$8.41 - $14.39  
[+]Grill Cook (3)
Hourly Rate$8.41 - $14.39  
[+]Assistant Kitchen Manager, Restaurant (2)
$8.64 - $13.37  
[+]Assistant Kitchen Manager, Restaurant (2)
Hourly Rate$8.64 - $13.37  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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About This Company




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Typically, Grill Cooks are the best paid with salaries hovering at $11.24; Restaurant Assistant Kitchen Managers, Line Cooks, and Dishwashers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $10.50, around $10.20, and $8.16, respectively. Servers at Outback Steakhouse, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions () at the company.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Florida, where they average to about $12.62 per hour.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Outback Steakhouse, Inc. for between five and ten years earn $8.50 on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Outback Steakhouse, Inc. employees (48 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn around $9.50 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $9.38 for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Outback Steakhouse, Inc. have an Associate's Degree, earning $14.50 per hour.


Home to more men than women (Outback Steakhouse, Inc.'s employee population is more than 3 to 1 male-to-female), most workers here are men.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and close to a third of workers use it to save for retirement. More than two-fifths of workers can count on health insurance, and more than a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include food/meal discounts and free drinks.

Key Stats for Outback Steakhouse, Inc.


27 %
73 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
$7 - $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 18 votes.

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