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Average Hourly Rate for Outback Steakhouse, Inc. Employees

Outback Steakhouse, Inc. offers employees an average of $9.10 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $16.88. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Outback Steakhouse, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Outback Steakhouse, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Line Cook (11)
$8.72 - $15.78  
[-]Line Cook (11)
Hourly Rate$8.72 - $15.78  
[+]Dishwasher (6)
$7.21 - $10.38  
[+]Dishwasher (6)
Hourly Rate$7.21 - $10.38  
[+]Grill Cook (4)
$8.79 - $13.97  
[+]Grill Cook (4)
Hourly Rate$8.79 - $13.97  
[+]Server (3)
$2.67 - $10.84  
[+]Server (3)
Hourly Rate$2.67 - $10.84  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $9.25 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Outback Steakhouse, Inc. people (51 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $9.12 per hour on average.


By state, New York offers the highest pay at around $11.75 per hour.


Grill Cooks rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $11.24 per hour; Line Cooks come in second with average earnings amounting to $10.28, while Dishwashers and Servers rank near the top as well ($8.17 and , respectively). Outback Steakhouse, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Restaurant Servers ( on average).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $7.07 per hour. The best paid folks at Outback Steakhouse, Inc. have an Associate's Degree, earning approximately $14.50 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Over a third of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Half can count on health insurance, and nearly two in five workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes food/meal discounts and free drinks.

Key Stats for Outback Steakhouse, Inc.


25 %
75 %
Hourly Rate
$4 - $8
Hourly Rate
$3 - $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.
United States (change)

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