Restaurant Assistant Kitchen Managers earn the highest median pay at $14.00 per hour, followed by Restaurant Cooks (about $13.35), Line Cooks ($11.44), and Dishwashers ($10.32). Earning only on average, Servers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $11.38 per hour) can be spotted in Woodbridge, Va.; Chattanooga, Tenn. (around $11.13), Denver, Colo. (about $9.63), and Boise, Idaho ($8.74) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc workers in Washington earn the most — around $12.86 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $11.62 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (59 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $10.52 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $13.38 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $10.18 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $14.50 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; just over two-fifths of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Food Preparation, People Management, and Order Inventory are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly two in five workers, and over a third of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment.