When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $80K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Omaha, Neb. ($65K), Minneapolis, Minn. (about $58K), and Richmond, Va. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Anchorage, Alaska ranks low on the pay scale — at $41K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to around $75K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Regional Facilities Managers, who earn an average $77K per year, closely trailed by Restaurant General Managers ($60K), Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers ($51K), and Assistant General Managers (approximately $49K). Kitchen Managers at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $44K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $58K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $48K per year on average. The largest slice of the Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc workforce (34 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $54K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $60K per year. Acquiring certification to be a ServSafe Alcohol Certification is rewarded with median pay of approximately $53K annually. Employees who have an Associate's Degree, Business Management make the most here, hauling in $63K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $50K annually. People Management is regularly seen around here; just over two-fifths of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a fair number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc provides health insurance to the larger part of survey participants, and close to one-half do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include free drinks, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and employee stock purchase plan (espp).