Lead Cooks are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $12.57 per hour; Prep Cooks, Line Cooks, and Food Preparation Workers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $10.32, $10.00, and $9.75, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants are Servers — the median salary for this role approaches.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $9.97 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants employees (55 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $9.02 per hour on average.
By state, Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants employees make the most in Pennsylvania, earning $10.92 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn around $10.52 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Regarding pay and education, Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most —.
When it comes to skills, Food Preparation seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $12.57 per hour.
Benefits and Perks
Half save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Close to one-half can count on health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to free drinks and life insurance.