Average Hourly Rate for Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $16.50), people who work for Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants earn a median wage of $9.26 per hour. Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though how long you've been working and your city are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bringing in the most money are Restaurant Cooks — their earnings average about $10.50 per hour. Line Cooks are a close second at $10.00 along with Food Preparation Workers ($9.75) and Dishwashers (approximately $9.30). Servers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $9.97 per hour. The largest fraction of Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants people (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $8.95 per hour on average.


By state, Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is about $10.92 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $10.52 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants — these employees make the most at per hour.


Employees who count Food Preparation among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $12.57 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants sponsors a 401(k) program, and close to one-half use this option to save for their retirement. Approximately one-half receive health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as free drinks and life insurance.

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