Average Hourly Rate for Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants Employees

Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants workers report earning an average of $9.26 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $16.50. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Restaurant Cooks are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $10.50 per hour; Line Cooks, Food Preparation Workers, and Dishwashers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $10.00, around $9.75, and $9.30, respectively. With salaries averaging , Servers are among the lowest paid at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $9.97 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $8.95 per hour.


By state, Pennsylvania offers the highest pay at $10.92 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $10.52 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Food Preparation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $12.57 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Half participate in a 401(k) program. One-half have health insurance, and benefits for just over two-fifths of workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants are free drinks and life insurance.

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