When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $80K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Omaha, Neb. (around $65K), Minneapolis, Minn. ($58K), and Richmond, Va. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Salt Lake City, Utah; in fact, at $43K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Colorado offers the highest pay at about $75K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Restaurant General Managers, who earn an average around $60K per year, closely trailed by Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers (about $51K), Assistant General Managers ($48K), and Restaurant Managers ($48K). On the lower end are Restaurant Assistant Managers at $46K on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $51K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $48K per year on average. The largest slice of the Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc workforce (33 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $54K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $53K per year for ServSafe Alcohol Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials; these people earn $50K annually on average. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc workers who hold an Associate's Degree, Business Management are also well compensated, earning approximately $63K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $50K per year. People Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-half of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc's people use it regularly. Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Leadership are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a solid majority of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc provides health insurance to a majority of survey participants, and around half of workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include free drinks, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and employee stock purchase plan (espp).