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Average Salary for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc Employees

Headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo., Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc offers a range of employment opportunities in the restaurant, from Restaurant General Manager to Restaurant Manager. Compensation for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc employees is around $47K annually on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc workers, followed by your role at the company and how long you've been working. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc typically pays:
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Employer: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (16)
$46,000 - $82,147  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (16)
Salary$46,000 - $76,182  
Bonus$1,014 - $9,863  
Total Pay$46,000 - $82,147  
[+]Line Cook (14)
$18,450 - $27,550  
[+]Line Cook (14)
Total Pay$18,450 - $27,550  
[+]Restaurant Manager (14)
$23,400 - $60,852  
[+]Restaurant Manager (14)
Salary$40,851 - $58,723  
Bonus$639 - $11,701  
Total Pay$23,400 - $60,852  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (7)
$14,561 - $23,498  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (7)
Total Pay$14,561 - $23,498  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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About This Company

Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111


Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

Red robin gormet burgers, Red Robin International, Red Robin Restaurants, Red Robins

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($73K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Minneapolis, Minn. (around $58K), Richmond, Va. ($55K), and Seattle, Wash. (approximately $52K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Anchorage, Alaska; in fact, at $41K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Colorado pays Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc the most — about $60K annually on average.


Regional Facilities Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $77K per year; Restaurant General Managers, Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers, and Assistant General Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $60K, $51K, and around $49K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc are Restaurant Assistant Managers — the median salary for this role approaches about $46K.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $51K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $49K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $53K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications receive bigger paychecks ($60K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a ServSafe Alcohol Certification is rewarded with median pay of about $53K annually. Those with an Associate's Degree, Business Management at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc come out on top, and their salaries approach $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 approximately $58K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc is People Management; just over two-fifths of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Operations Management, Customer Service, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a fair number of workers participate. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of survey participants, and for just over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, free drinks, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc


34 %
66 %
$44,512 - $56,010
$39,453 - $60,620
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
United States (change)

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