When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($64K per year) can be spotted in Albany, N.Y.; Virginia Beach, Va. (about $60K), Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $54K), and New York, N.Y. ($51K) are the next top-paying cities. Maryville, Tenn. is near the bottom for pay at $39K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in South Carolina, where the average Ruby Tuesday, Inc. employee makes around $54K annually.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $41K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $44K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $51K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Restaurant General Managers, who earn an average $55K annually, closely trailed by Front of House Restaurant Managers ($47K), Kitchen Managers (around $46K), and Restaurant Managers ($43K). Near the bottom at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. are Financial Analysts, pulling in an average of just around $38K.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $60K per year for Servsafe food manager certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Safety Managers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $59K annually. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $50K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $55K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is People Management; nearly one-half deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Operations Management, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
A third of survey participants have paid vacation, and only about one in eight workers can take paid time off for illness. A majority of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a little more than half of workers also include dental insurance. Ruby Tuesday, Inc. folks also make good use of free drinks, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.