The highest average salaries go to Regional Facilities Managers, who bring in close to $77K per year, though Restaurant General Managers are not far behind at about $60K along with Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers (around $51K) and Assistant General Managers ($49K). Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Kitchen Managers ($44K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $73K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Omaha, Neb. ($65K), Minneapolis, Minn. (about $58K), and Richmond, Va. (approximately $55K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Anchorage, Alaska at $41K. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc workers in Colorado earn the most — around $60K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $49K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $51K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $54K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Servsafe food manager certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $60K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a ServSafe Alcohol Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of $53K annually on average. Those with an Associate's Degree, Business Management at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc come out on top, and their salaries approach about $63K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $58K annually. People Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just over two-fifths of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Operations Management, Customer Service, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees report contributing to a 401(k). The larger part of workers report having health insurance, and half report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc are free drinks, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.