When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $128K per year) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Maryville, Tenn. (approximately $65K), Knoxville, Tenn. ($64K), and Raleigh, N.C. ($56K) are the next top-paying cities. Buffalo, N.Y. is near the bottom for pay at $42K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Tennessee, where they average to around $63K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Assistant General Managers — their earnings average $63K per year. Restaurant General Managers are a close second at approximately $57K along with Restaurant Managers ($43K) and Front of House Managers ($43K). Kitchen Managers make an average around $41K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $41K annually. The largest fraction of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. people (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $43K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $63K annually for Armed Security Officer Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified Safety Manager can certainly pay off here; those folks make $62K on average. Ruby Tuesday, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-holders the most at about $70K per year.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $53K annually. People Management is regularly seen around here; the larger part of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Scheduling are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of respondents, and for roughly one-half, dental coverage is too. Ruby Tuesday, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.