Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $8.17 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (48 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $9.18 per hour.
Across its U.S. offices, the state of New York pays Outback Steakhouse, Inc. the most — $11.75 per hour on average.
Bringing in the most money are Restaurant Assistant Kitchen Managers — their earnings average about $12.00 per hour. Grill Cooks are a close second at around $11.24 along with Line Cooks (approximately $10.40) and Dishwashers (about $8.00). Near the bottom at Outback Steakhouse, Inc. are Restaurant Servers, pulling in an average of just.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (around $7.07 per hour) than those without credentials.
Benefits and Perks
Just over two-fifths of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for close to one-half, and for around two in five workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to food/meal discounts, free drinks, and flexible hours.