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. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $39K) is Maryville, Tenn. By state, the highest pay levels are found in South Carolina, where the average Ruby Tuesday, Inc. employee makes $54K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $41K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $44K annually on average. The largest slice of the Ruby Tuesday, Inc. workforce (29 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $51K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Restaurant General Managers, Front of House Restaurant Managers, Kitchen Managers, and Restaurant Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $55K annually, the other salaries come in at around $47K, $46K, and around $43K, respectively. With salaries averaging $38K, Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at Ruby Tuesday, Inc.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications earn $60K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Certified Safety Manager can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $59K on average. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $50K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $55K per year. People Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Operations Management, and Scheduling are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of survey participants get paid vacation days, and one in eight survey participants receive paid sick leave. A majority of survey participants save for retirement through Ruby Tuesday, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a little over a half of workers also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to free drinks, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.