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Average Salary for Ruby Tuesday, Inc. Employees

The median income for Ruby Tuesday, Inc. employees is $42K per year. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Ruby Tuesday, Inc., but your experience level and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. typically pays:
above 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.
[-]Restaurant Manager (16)
$25,805 - $51,683  
[-]Restaurant Manager (16)
Salary$29,200 - $50,565  
Bonus$393.96 - $8,188  
Total Pay$25,805 - $51,683  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (14)
$50,000 - $78,211  
[+]General Manager, Restaurant (14)
Salary$49,997 - $77,419  
Bonus$0.00 - $7,891  
Total Pay$50,000 - $78,211  
[+]Line Cook (5)
$14,855 - $28,880  
[+]Line Cook (5)
Total Pay$14,855 - $28,880  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (4)
$28,566 - $53,061  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (4)
Salary$30,774 - $49,798  
Bonus$217.93 - $6,273  
Total Pay$28,566 - $53,061  
 Precise Range (?
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: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($60K annually) can be spotted in Virginia Beach; Belton (about $43K), Knoxville ($42K), and Maryville ($39K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Florida, where the average Ruby Tuesday, Inc. employee makes around $68K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns approximately $45K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $40K. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns $52K annually.


Restaurant General Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $57K; Kitchen Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $46K, followed by Restaurant Kitchen Managers earning approximately $43K and Restaurant Managers making $43K. Earning only approximately $38K, Financial Analysts make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Safety Professional s, who make $65K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Food Protection Professional s with credentials; these people typically earn $48K per year. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $62K annually.


When it comes to skills, Budget Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $55K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; more than two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include People Management, Operations Management, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

Two in five workers have paid vacation, and only about one in six workers can take paid time off for illness. A fair portion of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For more than half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and half get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are free drinks, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

40 %
60 %
$36,860 - $51,123
$35,759 - $63,550
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
$32,681 - $58,958

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