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Average Salary for Ruby Tuesday, Inc. Employees

The average employee at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. takes home $41K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. fluctuate depending on your experience level; geography and your job title also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
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Employer: Ruby Tuesday, 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 (17)
$50,355 - $77,212  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (17)
Salary$49,762 - $76,025  
Bonus$326.16 - $6,833  
Total Pay$50,355 - $77,212  
[+]Restaurant Manager (16)
$25,805 - $51,683  
[+]Restaurant Manager (16)
Salary$29,200 - $50,565  
Bonus$503 - $10,189  
Total Pay$25,805 - $51,683  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (7)
$26,947 - $53,213  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (7)
Salary$30,352 - $50,260  
Bonus$105.49 - $3,456  
Total Pay$26,947 - $53,213  
[+]Line Cook (6)
$15,649 - $29,500  
[+]Line Cook (6)
Total Pay$15,649 - $29,500  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $41K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $45K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $52K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $60K per year) can be spotted in Virginia Beach, Va.; Attleboro, Mass. ($49K), Belton, Mo. ($43K), and Knoxville, Tenn. ($42K) are the next top-paying cities. Maryville, Tenn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $39K. By state, Ruby Tuesday, Inc. employees make the most in South Carolina, earning around $54K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Restaurant General Managers, who earn an average $54K per year, closely trailed by Kitchen Managers ($46K), Restaurant Managers (about $43K), and Restaurant Assistant Managers ($41K). Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only $38K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $46K annually for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Food Protection Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $45K per year. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $50K annually.


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 around $54K per year. People Management is a popular skill in the Ruby Tuesday, Inc. workforce; half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Operations Management, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Ruby Tuesday, Inc.; the company rewards only 37 percent with paid vacation time and only an eighth of workers with sick leave. The larger part of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For a majority of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes free drinks, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.

Key Stats for Ruby Tuesday, Inc.


40 %
60 %
$37,010 - $52,732
$35,508 - $60,507
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 22 votes.
$32,215 - $51,395
United States (change)

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