Average Hourly Rate for Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants Employees

The average pay for Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants employees is $9.29 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $30.25. Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your role at the company and your experience level are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Across Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants' U.S. offices, employees in the state of North Dakota earn the most, taking home $13.90 per hour.


Restaurant Cooks rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $10.50 per hour; Prep Cooks come in second with average earnings amounting to around $10.32, while Line Cooks and Food Preparation Workers rank near the top as well ($10.24 and about $10.08, respectively). Financial compensation for Servers is rather low — on average only — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $9.50 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (57 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $8.95 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $10.35 per hour. The best paid folks at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants have a Bachelor's Degree, earning per hour.

Benefits and Perks

More than two-fifths of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A little over a half of workers receive health insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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