Average Salary for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc Employees

Operating out of Greenwood Village, Colo., restaurant industry company Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc employs talent in positions ranging from Restaurant Manager to Restaurant General Manager. The typical salary at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc is $47K annually. Though where you live and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Restaurant Manager (15)
$25,209 - $59,764  
[-]Restaurant Manager (15)
Salary$44,042 - $58,723  
Bonus$470.59 - $9,864  
Profit Disbursement$409.36 - $7,182  
Total Pay$25,209 - $59,764  
[+]Line Cook (14)
$18,450 - $27,578  
[+]Line Cook (14)
Bonus$14.74 - $1,070  
Total Pay$18,450 - $27,578  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (12)
$44,426 - $71,446  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (12)
Salary$42,894 - $64,462  
Bonus$740 - $10,900  
Total Pay$44,426 - $71,446  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (8)
$14,846 - $24,473  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (8)
Total Pay$14,846 - $24,473  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Nov 2014 | 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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Bringing in the most money are Regional Facilities Managers — their earnings average $77K. Restaurant General Managers are a close second at $59K along with Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers (approximately $51K) and Assistant General Managers ($50K). Restaurant Assistant Managers make around $46K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


Median pay is highest in Denver (about $65K per year), followed by Minneapolis ($60K), Richmond (about $55K), and Seattle (around $54K). Anchorage ranks low on the pay scale — at $41K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Minnesota, where the average Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc employee makes approximately $60K annually.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $49K. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $50K. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns around $54K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach $49K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Food Protection Professional is rewarded at approximately $37K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Restaurant & Food Service Management; Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc awards about $68K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $60K. Customer Service is a popular skill among Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc workers, with roughly two in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know People Management, Operations Management, and Inventory Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc gives paid vacation days to an eighth of workers and sick leave to less than ten percent of workers. A solid majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for just over a half of workers also include dental insurance. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc folks also make good use of life insurance, free drinks, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.

Key Stats for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc


36 %
64 %
$44,932 - $59,516
$36,365 - $60,040
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.

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